News Wire: Carloads, intermodal volumes pacing ahead of 2016

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:18 AM

WASHINGTON — U.S. rail traffic continues to rebound from 2016 with nine of 10 commodity groups tracked by the Association of American Railroads tallying increases last week. The AAR report covering the week ending May 13 showed only petroleum ...

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Posted by jsanchez on Monday, May 22, 2017 3:18 PM

We are definitely seeing more traffic on the rails, the problem is some of the railroads are still in cut back mode when they need to be looking at ramping up, the closing of some of the hump operations is going to be a painful mistake.

James Sanchez

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