Rail & Intermodal

The two month shutdown of a key rail corridor in Northern Europe is adding almost one-third to the transportation costs from the Mediterranean to Germany.

Since March, parcel giant UPS has shifted at least some of its cargo from CSX to NS.

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.