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    Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Volumes Improved in Week 11

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) overall rail freight traffic inched up 0.3% YoY (year-over-year) in Week 11.

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    Analyzing Canadian Pacific’s Rail Traffic in Week 10

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    Union Pacific: Weak Rail Traffic for the Sixth Straight Week

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    On February 21, the AAR reported that the overall rail traffic volumes for US rail carriers (IYT) fell 3% in week 7.

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    Norfolk Southern’s Rail Traffic Uptrend Continues

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    CP’s Rail Traffic Growth Was the Lowest among Its Peers

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    Strong Intermodal Growth Drove NSC’s Rail Traffic in Week 49

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    UNP’s Intermodal Traffic Growth Was the Highest among Its Peers

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    After registering a 0.5% rail traffic decline in Week 48, Kansas City Southern (KSU) made a remarkable turnaround.

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    On December 13, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) released its rail freight traffic data for Week 49, which ended on December 8.

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    Strong Intermodal Growth Drove CSX’s Total Traffic in Week 48

    CSX’s (CSX) rail traffic volume grew 1.5% YoY to 128,821 units mainly driven by robust intermodal growth, partially offset by a decline in carload traffic.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Union Pacific reported a 0.5% YoY increase in its carload traffic in week 48.

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    US Rail Traffic Volume Growth Slowed Down in Week 48

    In week 48, US rail carriers (XLI) reported a 0.4% YoY rise in overall rail traffic volume.

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    CSX: Weakness in Intermodal Hurt Its Rail Traffic Growth

    CSX posted 1.7% YoY carload traffic growth in week 47. The company hauled 60,224 railcars, excluding intermodal units, in week 47.

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    Norfolk Southern’s Rail Traffic Grew in Week 47

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported 4.4% YoY growth in its rail traffic volume in week 47. The company hauled 134,716 total cars.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    US Rail Freight Traffic Growth Rebounded in Week 47

    On November 28, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) released its rail freight traffic data for week 47, which ended on November 24.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Norfolk Southern’s Carload Traffic Plunged over 6% in Week 46

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported a 2.2% YoY fall in its rail traffic volume in week 46.

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    Kansas City Southern: Worst Rail Traffic Performance among Peers

    Kansas City Southern’s (KSU) rail traffic volume declined 6.7% YoY to 44,382 units mainly due to a decrease in carload and intermodal traffic.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Week 46 Saw Slowest US Rail Freight Traffic Growth This Year

    In week 46, US rail carriers (XLI) reported a 0.04% YoY rise in overall rail traffic volume, the slowest growth so far in 2018.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Comparing Norfolk Southern’s Traffic to the Industry’s in Week 42

    Eastern US railroad company Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported a 3.3% YoY (year-over-year) fall in its carload traffic in Week 42.

    By Samuel Prince
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    United Parcel Service’s (UPS) Supply Chain & Freight vertical accounts for ~20% of its total revenues.

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    Union Pacific (UNP) announced its third-quarter earnings results before the market opened on October 25.

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    Kansas City Southern: Lowest Gainer in Week 41 Rail Traffic

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    Norfolk Southern: The Top in Week 41 Intermodal Traffic Growth

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    By Samuel Prince
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    Inside CSX’s Double-Digit Intermodal Revenue Growth in Q3 2018

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    By Samuel Prince
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    What Happened to CSX’s Coal Revenues in the Third Quarter?

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    By Samuel Prince
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