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2014 Media Kit

Intermodal

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RailAmerica August carloads up 4%

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Intermodal

Short-line railroad operator RailAmerica Inc reported a 4 percent rise in August freight carloads helped by an increase in metallic ores, metals, non-metallic mineral and chemicals shipments. Read More »

U.S. railcar usage points to recovery

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Intermodal

The queues of unused railroad cars in sidings in Montana in the United States have shrunk dramatically in the last year in a sign that economic recovery is taking hold, investment guru Ralph Acampora said. Read More »

US senator says time to reform freight rail

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Intermodal

Freight railroads use their market power to overcharge certain shippers, and new legislation or regulation is necessary to ensure fair pricing, a U.S. Senate committee chairman said.

"Things are going to have to change, and change big time," Read More »

Balkan joint rail cargo venture to start in October

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Intermodal

Ex-Yugoslav republics Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia will start to reclaim the railway cargo traffic lost during the turbulent 1990s in October, as hostilities continue to give way to business ties in the Balkans.

The first Cargo X train, named Read More »

Key figure of U.S. chemical demand rises

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Intermodal

Chemical shipments on U.S. railroads rose 7.7 percent last week, the Association of American Railroads said.
Chemical shipments on trains, called rail car loadings, are a measure of demand for products ranging from plastics to fertilizers. Read More »

Harsco receives new rail equipment orders totaling million

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Intermodal

Worldwide industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced new orders totaling $13 million for its Harsco Rail unit, including orders from Bangladesh and Liberia, as the Company continues to expand the internatio Read More »

CN gearing up for fall grain harvest

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Intermodal

The Canadian harvest is getting underway and CN is ready to meet the demand. CN's objective is to move this year's crop more reliably than it ever has before. And CN has launched a Scheduled Grain Plan to do just that. Read More »

Ex-Yugo states to form joint cargo railway firm

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Intermodal

Three ex-Yugoslav republics will next week form a joint railway company, aiming to win back some of the cargo market in central Europe lost during the ethnic wars of the 1990s. In a rare display of close business cooperation, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia Read More »

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