When will the good times start rolling again?

Vantuono, William C.
August 2010
Railway Age;Aug2010, Vol. 211 Issue 8, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the status of the U.S. railway industry as of August 2010. It highlights the return of traffic to the railroad, increased profits, and improved productivity. According to Peter Toja of Economic Planning Associates, rails are experiencing expanding traffic for major commodities haulings and strong year-over-year comparisons for intermodal movements. Though he is enthused by the outlook for commodity and intermodal haulings, Toja warns of new equipment demand in the short term due to the amount of idle capacity in the rail system.


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