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Class I railroads
August freight by the numbers
Steven M. Sweeney
Oil remains the stand-alone star for railcar loadings, according to monthly figures released Friday by the Association of American Railroads. At 54,755 total U.S. carloads in August, shipments of “petroleum & petroleum products” represent the only commodity category reported in AAR’s...
Wed, Sep 12 2012
September freight numbers roll in
Steven M. Sweeney
The Association of American Railroads’ Rail Time Indicators August reporting period includes five weeks and September only four. That means total car loadings on categories that were rising will appear to have stopped in their tracks, or risen only slowly. So it’s with a heavy heart that...
Tue, Oct 9 2012
South of the border, the railroading isn’t much different
[caption image="/cfs-file.ashx/__key/communityserver-blogs-components-weblogfiles/00-00-00-07-48/2541.DSC_5F00_3218.jpg" position="right"]This lineup greets visitors to the Mexican National Railroad Museum (Museo Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Mexicanos, or MNFM), with Puebla’s classic terminal...
Wed, Oct 10 2012
A new face with a new assignment: Wheel/Rail Interaction Conference 2013
Hi Everyone! Most readers are aware that TRAINS magazine just hired a new associate editor. That's me, Steve Sweeney. But since most of you still don't know much about me yet, fellow editors here thought it would be a good idea to blog an introduction. But first, a little plug. For the two weeks...
Fri, Apr 19 2013
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