Senators Reintroduce Reliable Rail Service Act

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor
The Reliable Rail Service Act has been reintroduced by U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Roger Marshall (R-Kans.). The original debuted in September 2022 but did not move forward.

The Reliable Rail Service Act has been reintroduced by U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Roger Marshall (R-Kans.). The original debuted in September 2022 but did not move forward.

U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Roger Marshall (R-Kans.) on June 28 reintroduced the Reliable Rail Service Act to clarify the railroads’ common carrier obligation and establish specific criteria for the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to consider when evaluating whether that obligation is being met. They said it would “give shippers much-needed certainty that is currently lacking.”

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