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Rail Logistics Journal

Industry Volume Data With Week 28 in the books, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) has published another round of weekly Class I Railroad data.  With a slight decline during Week 27, the total traffic for North American Railroads has picked up slightly with a number just below 700,000 railcars for the week ending July […]

GLBR – Rail Project Offers an Alternative to Rail Congestion Through Chicago

On July 5th the Surface Transportation told Great Lakes Basin Transportation that they must submit alternative route options by Aug. 29 so that the Office of Environmental Analysis can issue a final scope of study for the environmental impact statement. Background In 2011 Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. began developing plans for constructing a new […]

AAR – Rail Traffic Report (6/25/16)

The AAR reports that the total rail traffic YTD is down 7.5% compared to last year. Total carloads are down 12%. However if you ignore coal, the total carload volume is slightly behind 2015: