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AAR reports carload and intermodal gains for week ending October 14
Logistics Management
Carloads increased 0.5% annually to 264161, which trailed the week ending October 7 at 269336 and the week ending September 30 at 272662.

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Rail News - AAR announces Holden-Proefrock, Grand Slam awards ...
Progressive Rail Roading
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today announced the 2017 recipients of the Holden-Proefrock Award and 2016 Non-Accident Release (NAR) ...
Railroads Recognize Leaders in Hazardous Material Handling ...American Journal of Transportation

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September US carload and intermodal volumes are mixed, reports AAR
Logistics Management
United States rail carload and intermodal volumes were mixed in September, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carloads fell 2.3%, or 24,106, annually to 1,044,563. And eight of the 20 carload commodity ...
AAR: US rail traffic up 0.7% in SeptemberAmerican Shipper

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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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US rail carload and intermodal volumes are mixed, reports AAR
Logistics Management
The Association of American Railroads reported mixed results for United States rail carload and intermodal volumes for the week ending September 23. Carloads were down 2% annually to 263,200 and were ahead of the week ending September 16 at ...

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US coal carload volumes fall for second straight week: AAR
Platts
US coal carload volumes declined for the second straight week and continued to fall below year-ago levels. For the week that ended October 14, the AAR reported 86,292 coal carloads traveled US railways, down 1.4% from the previous week and down 1.6% ...


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Federal Railroad Administration Nominee Plans to Push Rail Industry to Self-Regulate
DeSmog (blog)
Ronald Batory — President Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) — will be pushing for the controversial self-regulatory approach to safety known as “performance-based regulations,” according to his July 26 statement for ...


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 ...


US weekly railcar loadings -- AAR
Times of India
Oct 18 (Reuters) - Association of American Railroads issued its weekly railcar loadings on major U.S. railroads as follows: DATA FOR MOST RECENT WEEK This week Year-to-date Carloads vs 2016 Cumulative Avg/wk vs 2016 (pct) (pct) Total Carloads ...


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US rail carload and intermodal volumes see annual gains for week ending October 7, says AAR
Logistics Management
United States rail carload and intermodal volumes both saw annual gains for the week ending October 7, according to data issued by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) this week. Carloads headed up 2% to 269,336. This is below the week ending ...