Association of American Railroads

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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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