Rail freight continues to benefit from tight trucking capacity as spot market demand for highway haulage exploded this month.
Canadian Pacific plans to invest more than a half-billion dollars in nearly 6,000 new high-capacity grain hopper cars, and expects to place more than 500 in service before the end of 2018, increasing capacity of its unit grain trains. National Steel Car, Hamilton, Ont., has received CP’s initial order for 1,000 units.
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?
A painful case of instant replay for Canadian Pacific and two of its unions has been resolved.
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.
WASHINGTON – Technology class was in session for Congress Monday, courtesy of Class I railroads.
The Association of American Railroads is offering an up-close view of technology as seen through a railroad lens.