Combined North American rail volume for the first 31 weeks of 2010 on 13 reporting US, Canadian and Mexican railroads totaled 11.409 million carloads, up 10.1% from last year.Read more
The following speakers and panelists are confirmed for the seminar:Read more
Potsdam Specialty Paper plant General Manager Ronald F. Charette said using the new rail link to deliver chemicals and other supplies to the Unionville plant will initially save $100,000 a year in transportation costs.Read more
The improvement resulted from the port and terminal operator agreeing to more consistent release times for shipments and CN adjusting schedules to expedite the movement of traffic over its network between Quebec City and Toronto.Read more
The railroad authority was formed in September 2009 and proposed about 50 miles of new line to link east Mississippi to the ports at Pascagoula and Mobile.
Geoffrey Clark, executive director of the authority, said the market study was encouraging. "We just can't build and hope somebody comes to use it," he said.Read more
US pulp and paper freight was off 0.6% for the week and 2.6% lower year-to-date, while weekly Canadian volume was 5.1% higher and year-to-date was off 0.7%, AAR showed. Mexican volumes were 11.8% higher in the week and 40.3% lower year-to-date.Read more