TITLE

Troubledown the line

AUTHOR(S)
Baumgarten, Stefan
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/30/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses chemical railcar's crisis resulted from a rise in its demand in the U.S. For the six months ended June 30, 2007, chemical railcar traffic increased by 2.2 percent, with upsurge in ammonia, urea and bioethanol production. For the week ended June 30, 2007, railcar traffic recorded 32,341 loadings, a 5.1 percent increase over the same week in 2006. The growth in the market for ethanol has also aggravated the shortage of chemical railroads.
ACCESSION #
26776168

 

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