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AAR reports mixed volumes for week ending September 16
Logistics Management
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported this week that United States rail carload and intermodal volumes were mixed for the week ending September 16. Carloads fell 3.6% to 260,771, which topped the week ending September 9 at 247,930 ...

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AAR: US traffic volume tumbled in week 37
Progressive Rail Roading
Only one of the 10 carload commodity groups tracked by the AAR each week posted a year-over-year gain: metallic ores and metals, which increased by 3,292 units to 24,696. The decliners included petroleum and petroleum products (down 2,552 carloads to ...


Progressive Rail Roading

AAR presents Fries Award posthumously to Carey
Progressive Rail Roading
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) last week honored the late Scott Carey of BatesCarey LLP with the 2017 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management practices in the railroad industry. Carey died Aug. 14. The award was presented to ...

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Deccan Chronicle

Yesteryear actress of 'Aar Paar' and 'CID' fame Shakila passes away at 82
Deccan Chronicle
Mumbai: Yesteryear Bollywood actor Shakila, known for her work in films like 'Aar Paar' and 'CID', died at at her residence here after a heart attack, family sources said on Wednesday. She was 82. The 'Baabuji Dheere Chalna...' actor was suffering from ...

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US intermodal shines while carloads decline in August, reports AAR
Logistics Management
The month of August was a bit of a mixed bag for United States rail carload and intermodal volumes, with carloads down slightly and intermodal having its best volume month ever, according to data issued this week by the Association of American ...


AAR: Historic month for US rail intermodal
RailwayAge Magazine
Shipments totaled 257,077 carloads, down 5.9%, while intermodal volume was 277,063 containers and trailers, up 4.2% on-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. Three of the 10 carload commodity groups tracked by AAR posted an ...


Hindustan Times

Guru Dutt's Aar Paar heroine Shakila dead, she was 82
Hindustan Times
At the height of her popularity in the 50s, she appeared in films such as Wadia Movietone's Hatim Tai (1956), Guru Dutt's Aar Paar (1954) and CID (1956), Raj Kapoor's Shriman Satyawadi (1960) and with Shammi Kapoor in China Town (1962). The news of ...
Aar Paar And CID Heroine Shakila Passes Away At 82 Due To Cardiac ArrestIndiatimes.com
Shakila, the star of 'Aar Paar' and 'CID' dies at the age of 82Scroll.in
'Babuji Dheere Chalna' fame yesteryear actress Shakila passes away due to heart attack!Daily News & Analysis
News World India -The Indian Express
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AAR awards Scott Carey David W. Fries Award
Railway Track & Structures
The David W. Fries Award is sponsored by RIMA, an association of railroad risk managers that is overseen by a board of elected officers from the railroad community and administered by the AAR. The award was established in honor of the late David W ...

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US grain, chemical rail shipments down year on year: AAR
Platts
Total carloads last week saw a 36.6% year-on-year decrease to 260,771 cars, AAR said. Including total carloads and intermodal units -- which totaled 270.003 units, a 0.9% increase from 2016 -- total US railroad traffic reached 530,774 cars, 1.4% lower ...
While US carloads wane, Canada volumes gainRailwayAge Magazine

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AAR: US intermodal traffic hits new high in August
American Shipper (subscription)
“Rail traffic in August was a mixed bag, with gains in coal and sand, among other commodities, offset by declines in grain, autos, and crude oil,” AAR Senior Vice President John T. Gray explained in a statement. “These results reflect the fact that ...

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