Rail & Intermodal

The latest news, analysis, and developments affecting rail transport globally. Rail transport in the United States is dominated by privately held Class I railroads such as BNSF Railway, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway while many major railroads around the world are state-owned, such as Russia's RZD, SNCF in France, and Germany's Deutsche Bahn.

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17 Feb 2017
The legal salvo is the latest sign of how Hanjin containers continue to disrupt the global container shipping market.
16 Feb 2017
"A container shortage is possible."
16 Feb 2017
Four weeks into the Trump administration, it appears the trade rhetoric of the campaign may well find expression in actual policy.
15 Feb 2017
US inventories are rising, but inventory-to-sales ratios are falling, a sign freight is moving inland faster and inventories turning over more rapidly.
15 Feb 2017
FECR operates about 350 miles of track along the east coast of Florida, and TRAC has an active fleet of more than 267,000 chassis.
15 Feb 2017
More containerization in Russia would help cut transportation costs in the country.
09 Feb 2017
The acquistion of the Evans Network of Companies, an intermodal operator, signals renewed interest in assets as well as technology.
08 Feb 2017
The US Surface Transportation Board, the top rail regulatory agency, proposed a new rule in July that would permit so-called reciprocal switching. Now, however, the proposed rule might be derailed even before it leaves the station.
06 Feb 2017
The transportation providers’ confidence has been spurred by an intermodal market that is improving.
03 Feb 2017
A new tenant plans to build the largest-ever speculative building constructed in the area.