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Rail freight hot streak continues

Deep into a summer of simmering trade and economic issues, grain and petroleum continued to lead growing U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 25.

Grain tops weekly carloads

Rail traffic in the U.S. for the week ending August 18 was 567,477 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.7% compared with the same week in 2017.

CN: Ruest rounds out senior management team

CN President and CEO JJ Ruest, recently appointed to his post after serving in an interim capacity following the ouster of Luc Jobin in March, on Aug. 15 announced several key appointments to his senior management team.