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Union Pacific Ordered to Improve Service to California Chicken Processors

The Surface Transportation Board has ordered Union Pacific to improve its service to chicken farms in California.

Rising Interest Rates Cool Down Railroads’ Lumber Business

Drop in lumber price is in sharp contrast to other commodities.

How Wall Street Holds Railroads Hostage

Focus on operating ratio inhibits volume growth, hurts service, and prevents share gain from highway.

South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad to Serve New Soybean Plant

Bartlett Co. last week broke ground on a $375 million soybean crushing plant in southeast Kansas that will be served by Watco's South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad.

Braskem Idesa Announces Partner for New $400-Million Mexico Ethane Terminal

Braskem Idesa´s new partner in a $400 million investment in an ethane import terminal in Mexico will be Advario, part of the storage and logistic infrastructure company Oiltanking.

Lawmakers Push Bose on Freight-Rail Safety Issues

Subcommittee members recently heard testimony from, and posed questions to, rail industry representatives, union executives and regulators.

Report Finds Logistics Costs Spiked in 2021

Logistics costs as a percentage of GDP hit highest level in 13 years, State of Logistics Report says.

International News

Turkish Railways During Pandemic: Freight

Though pandemic caused fluctuations in freight, it also caused fast growth.

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