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Domestic News

BNSF and NS May Seek Trackage Rights Over KCS as Part of CPKC Merger

BNSF Railway and Norfolk Southern may both seek trackage rights over Kansas City Southern routes in order to preserve competition as part of the proposed Canadian Pacific-KCS merger.

'Insult to Injury': Record Rail Demurrage Adds to Shipper Costs

Railroads set a new record in 2021 — but not a favorable one from a shipper's perspective.

MARS Notebook: Meet the New Boss

New Norfolk Southern President Alan Shaw showed a nice touch of self-deprecating humor in his Wednesday luncheon speech before MARS and the Traffic Club of Chicago.

China Looks to Secure Supplies as Strains With U.S. and Its Allies Grow

An emphasis on security of anything from food to energy and raw materials comes with political overtones.

Confirmed: Amit Bose Federal Railroad Administrator

Amit Bose on Jan. 12 was confirmed as the 15th Federal Railroad Administrator in a 68-29 Senate vote.

OSHA: Some Truck Drivers Exempt from COVID-19 Vaccine-or-Test Mandate

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has officially addressed the issue of whether truck drivers are subject to its controversial COVID-19 vaccine-or-test emergency rule.

Trailer Orders Soften in December 2021

Net trailer orders in closed on a softer note, with OEMs booking around 26,500 units in December 2021.

International News

North Sea-Baltic Corridor Extended With New Hubs

The North Sea-Baltic rail freight corridor is going through a new period of extension as three transport hubs in the Benelux and Poland have been added to the artery.

PKP Cargo Enters Road Freight Market

Poland’s largest rail freight operator PKP Cargo is planning to enter quite a new market.
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