Is the Trump Administration’s widening trade war hurting rail freight traffic at home?
Association of American Railroads
Rail freight continues to benefit from tight trucking capacity as spot market demand for highway haulage exploded this month.
All politics is local, the saying goes, and U.S. railroads are taking their case for favorable public policy directly to the country’s local political influencers.
Freight traffic on U.S. Class I railroads totaled 1,319,420 carloads in May, up 3.2% from the same month a year ago.
The latest carload report is good news for Class I railroads, but does it indicate coming headwinds for the U.S. economy?
Railroads continue to benefit from a multiplicity of issues throttling the trucking industry, as tight capacity and higher rates push more traffic to the rails.
The Association of American Railroads released a white paper highlighting technology’s role in making the U.S. rail network more efficient, reliable, and safer.
Sand, coal and chemicals topped rail shipments for the week of May 12, while intermodal traffic outdistanced carloads again.
Association of American Railroads President and Chief Executive Officer Edward R. Hamberger today (May 16) announced that he will be retiring in early 2019, following a transition period.
WASHINGTON – Technology class was in session for Congress Monday, courtesy of Class I railroads.