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Carloads, Intermodal Down Through Week 31

U.S. carloads and intermodal traffic declined for Week 31 (the week ending Aug. 6, 2022), the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Aug. 10, with intermodal dropping more than carload.Traffic also declined cumulatively for the year’s first 31 weeks.

NS says its customers are at the center of its sustainability program.

NS 2022 ESG Report Highlights Sustainability Progress

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) on Aug. 10 released its 15th annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report highlighting the company’s progress “reducing its environmental impact, creating a culture of inclusion, investing in

Total revenues for BNSF's second quarter and first six months of 2022 increased 14% and 12% in each period compared with the same periods in 2021, reflecting lower volumes of 6% in the second quarter and 4% in the first six months.

BNSF Posts 14% Revenue Boost in 2Q22

For second-quarter 2022, BNSF revenue came in at $6.640 billion, up 14% from the prior year period, reflecting lower volumes of 6%, the Class I railroad reported. Operating income for the second

Draft EIS Released for CP-KCS Merger Proposal

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing Canadian Pacific Kansas City’s (CPKC) potential impacts on the environment was issued Aug. 5 by the Surface Transportation Board (STB); comments are due by Sept. 26, 2022.

Intermodal Briefs: IANA, Istmo

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) reports the decline in intermodal volumes slowed in second-quarter 2022. Also, Istmo Energy has commenced operations at its Pecos-East Rail Terminal in Texas.

Team members (from left to right) Martin Ertz, Josh Saltz and Jessica Codr accept their awards for the Hack! 2022 event from UP Senior Vice President and CIO Rahul Jalali. (Photo Courtesy of UP via Twitter)

Class I Briefs: UP, CSX

Union Pacific Railroad (UP) honors winners of its Hack! 2022 event. Also, CSX employees distribute school supplies to more than 2,000 children of military families. UP UP on Aug. 4 awarded the