US railroads originated 288,114 carloads during the week ended May 22, up 10.6% from the comparable week in 2009, but down 12.4% from 2008.
US pulp and paper rail traffic in the week at 5,362 carloads was 3.1% lower and through 20 weeks of 2010 at 108,701 carloads was down 4%.Read more
Operations were scheduled to resume at 6 p.m. EDT over the entire length of the approximately 200-mile line in western Tennessee, including two bridges spanning the Harpeth River that were heavily damaged. However, additional work is planned each day from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. Trains will operate over the line from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m.Read more
Philadelphia's Forest Products Distribution Center now encompasses Piers 78/78a, Piers 80/80a, Piers 38/40, and, now, Pier 74a. The new warehouse opened May 10.Read more
Weekly carload volume on Eastern railroads was up 16.3% from last year, but down 20.1% from 2008. In the West, carload volume was up 13.7% from last year but down 9.1% from two years ago.Read more