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Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 548,790 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending August 12, up 2.75% compared with the same week in 2016.
The Association of American Railroads and advocacy organization GoRail have honored Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) with the Railroad Achievement Award.
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 5, 2017 totaled 554,822 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.3% compared with the same week a…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 29 was 550,356 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.5% from the same week a year ago.
While total carloads moving on U.S. railroads slowed through midsummer, coal continued its year-long growth according to data from the Association of American Railroads for the week ending July 22.
Intermodal shipments sparked U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 15 as freight totaled 540,005 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.8% compared to the prior-year period.
In a major victory for freight railroads, a Surface Transportation Board (STB) attempt to revive what previously was ruled an unconstitutional regulatory scheme has been blocked by the federal Eighth…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. total rail traffic for the week ending July 8 was 453,080 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.4% compared with the same week in…
Weekly gains in freight volume on U.S. railroads eased slightly, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Association of American Railroads President and CEO Ed Hamberger and Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono discussed a wide range of issues affecting the railroad industry at the third annual…
U.S. rail freight traffic for the week ending June 3, 2017, as well as volume for May 2017 and the first 22 weeks of the year show that business continues…
Carload traffic on U.S. railroads continued a year-long gain, up 6.7% for the week ending May 27 from the same week a year ago, according to the Association of American…
Rail freight traffic continued its recovery, as volume rose consistently during 2017’s first 20 weeks and registered a solid gain for the week ending May 20, the Association of American…
Weekly rail traffic on U.S. railroads continued to strengthen, to 526,970 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending May 13, a gain of 5.7% from the same week in…
With Washington lawmakers setting spending levels through September, elected leaders are now turning to healthcare and tax legislation. Congress will reportedly work on a tax plan in concert with the…
I came to “The Great Railroad War: United States Railway Operations During World War I”, Prof. Rudolph L. Daniels’ book on the history of American railroads during World War I…
Grain and coal posted impressive gains as U.S. rail freight traffic continued its upward trend in 2017.
Is the rail freight traffic slump over? It would appear so, as total combined U.S. traffic for the first 17 weeks of 2017 of nearly nine million carloads and intermodal…
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic grew to 515,131 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.7%, for the week ending April 22 compared with the same week a year ago, according to…
The Trump Administration on April 26 released a proposed overhaul of the federal income tax system that promises to simplify the tax structure as well as reduce the rate at…
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