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Coal leads modest U.S. weekly carload gains
Coal again led just three of 10 tracked commodity groups posting on-year carload gains for the week ending April 15, according to the Association of American Railroads.
AAR: March sees sand, grain carload marks
Carloads on U.S. railroads grew by 7.3% in March from the same month a year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported.
Rail traffic sees big boost
U.S. rail traffic totaled 526,471 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 25, 2017, up 12% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads…
AAR to Trump Administration: “Proceed with caution”
I have stressed many times in this blog, and in my monthly magazine columns—at times in harsh terms that may have offended some people who, for reasons I can’t quite…
AAR: Traffic on the mend; safety continues upward trend
Rail freight traffic continues to recover this year, and the industry posted its safest year on record last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 22. Coal…
Rail freight traffic—including coal—registers another gain
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 11, 2017, noted that total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 510,638 carloads and intermodal…
Coal leads weekly rail traffic gains
Coal led all gainers as rail traffic in the U.S. totaled 521,607 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 4, up 1.8 percent from the same week in…
Coal on the rise: AAR
In reporting U.S. rail traffic volumes for the week ending Feb. 25, 2017 and the month of February 2017, the Association of American Railroads noted that coal rose 14% and…
AAR pens list of rail "priorities" for Trump White House
The Association of American Railroads on Tuesday outlined what it called a list of infrastructure priorities for the railroad industry in a letter to the Trump administration.
Weekly gain for U.S. rail freight volumes
Rail traffic in the United States for the week ending Feb. 18 totaled 531,123 carloads and intermodal units, up 6.8% from the same week in 2016.
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