Rail & Intermodal

US and Mexican Customs officials at a KCS-built facility will work to speed growing cross-border rail traffic at Laredo. 


The issue threatens the hard-won gains from a government initiative to lower logistics costs for domestic shippers.

Does an atypically "robust" summer for US freight demand signal higher road and rail rates ahead for shippers?

Diversion routes in Germany are also out of service because of engineering work, threatening further delays at Europe’s top container port.

The dispute focuses on efforts to modernize the Trans-Siberian Railway.

The new seven-day-a-week service was announced on Aug. 14 after a trial period with Hapag Lloyd.


The new terminal, pulling in grain carloads from the western Canadian provinces and the US Midwest, will help alleviate equipment shortages for North American outbound moves.

The growing popularity of shipping containers by rail from China to Europe is leading to delays as increasing cargo volume begins to overpower European terminals.

Concor’s net profit during jumped 36.4 percent year over year.


By volume, JNPT handled 61,383 TEU during the month via rail.