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  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Registers Gains in Post-Holiday Week

    December 9, 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that for the week ending Dec. 4, 2010, weekly rail traffic registered gains in the post-holiday week with U.S. freight railroads originating 303,570 carloads, up 6.8 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal traffic for the week...

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  • Rail Traffic Higher Than Year-Earlier Level for 11th Straight Month

    December 7, 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that monthly rail carloads for November 2010 were up 4.5 percent compared with the same period last year, while intermodal traffic was up 11.3 percent compared with November of 2009. Seasonally adjusted AAR data for November showed a month-to-...

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  • DOT Awards $1.54 Million Grant to AAR-Affiliate Organization for TIH Routing Tool

    December 2, 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has announced that the Railroad Research Foundation (RRF), an AAR-affiliate organization, has been awarded a Railroad Safety Technology Grant from the Department of Transportation for ongoing implementation of a risk management tool necessary for...

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  • CAPS Offers Container Rental Solutions to Mexican Market

    November 29, 2010

    Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) will now offer container rental solutions to Mexican markets. The ongoing growth trend in intra-Mexico commerce and U.S. sourcing to Mexican-based suppliers has prompted CAPS to invest in the region to support its increasing number of customers. Since 1998...

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  • U.S. Rail Freight Traffic Continues to Post Gains Over 2009 Levels

    November 29, 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported for the week ending Nov. 20, 2010, U.S. freight railroads continue to post weekly rail traffic gains, originating 297,990 carloads, up 3.9 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal traffic for the week totaled 235,999 trailers and...

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  • Railinc Launches DDCT Test System, Training Demos

    November 23, 2010

    Railinc Corp. has announced the availability of the new Damaged and Defective Car Tracking (DDCT) test system along with two new web-based DDCT training demos. The DDCT test system gives users a chance to explore the new system’s functionality and to practice critical tasks without being...

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  • AAR Reports U.S. Freight Railroads Continue to Post Traffic Gains Over 2009 Levels

    November 19, 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that U.S. freight railroads continue to post weekly rail traffic gains over 2009 levels, originating 297,269 carloads for the week ending Nov. 13, 2010, up 5.8 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal traffic for the week totaled...

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  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Sees Modest Gains

    November 12, 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that weekly rail traffic continues to see modest year-over-year gains with U.S. railroads originating 288,056 carloads for the week ending Nov. 6, 2010, up 4.9 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal traffic for the week...

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  • AAR Reports October 2010 Rail Traffic Continues Mixed Progress

    November 9, 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that monthly rail carloads for October 2010 were up 8.7 percent compared with the same period last year, but still down 7.9 percent compared with October 2008.  According to AAR’s November Rail Time Indicators Report (RTI), the...

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