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    Intermodal volumes on the rise

    April 12, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Intermodal volumes and related rates are on the rise this year, buoyed by a strong U.S. economy, but a shortage of rail capacity is also pushing more of the freight onto trucks, FTR Transportation Intelligence reports.

    “We’re still expecting healthy growth in rates, even in the back half of the year,” said senior transportation analyst Todd Tanausky, during a webinar on the topic.

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    CPR Strike Update: Court tells western pickets to move out of the way

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANCOUVER — Striking CP Rail employees picketing at intermodal yards in Calgary and Vancouver have been ordered by the courts not to hold up trucks trying to unload or pick up containers.