Archive for June 8, 2018

CSX is selling six rail lines

(Source: Progressive Railroading, June 7, 2018) CSX is soliciting bids on six rail segments totaling more than 650 miles of track as part of the Class I’s continuing strategy to sell under-used assets. Full story: Progressive Railroading Friday, June 8, 2018

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AAR reports rail traffic for week ending June 2, 2018

(Source: Association of American Railroads press release, June 6, 2018) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending June 2, 2018, as well as volumes for May 2018. U.S. railroads originated 1,319,420 carloads in May 2018, up 3.2 percent, or 41,078 carloads, from May 2017. U.S.…

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