May, 2010 - jstagl - Editors' Posts - MyProgressiveRailroading

May, 2010

Editors' Posts

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  • U.S. trade gap grows wider, but recovery signs are rampant in intermodal sector

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    In March, the U.S. trade gap widened to $40.4 billion from February's $39.4 billion, according to an IHS Global Insight international trade balance report. Sounds like bad news, right? Not necessarily. March export volumes rose 3.4 percent and value...
  • On the road to coal heaven with the Indiana Rail Road

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    On May 11, I had the rare opportunity to see the largest stretch of new track built in Indiana since World War II. Indiana Rail Road Co. (INRD) President and CEO Tom Hoback was kind enough to invite me aboard the “President’s Special”...
  • Class I traffic, PTC hot short-line show topics in blazing hot Orlando

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    I just got back from Orlando, Fla., where the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) held its 97th annual convention May 1-4. Good thing the event was held indoors because it was 90-plus degrees outdoors with stifling humidity...