Short Lines and Regional Railroads

Short Lines and Regional Railroads

In-depth news coverage of the short line railroad shipping industry.

Webcasts

US-Canada Trade: Analyzing the Outlook
May 2, 2019 2:00PM EDT
US-Mexico Trade: A New Era Takes Shape for Importers and Exporters
May 16, 2019 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

Outdated and unfair regulations leave shippers with no choice but to pay the excessive rates of their sole railroad.

News & Analysis

A tandum truck in the US.
19 Jun 2018
US railroads and safety advocates are united in opposition to allowing the new, longer twin 33-foot trailers, while the trucking industry is split. Still, the players pushing for the change are large, well-financed, and politically savvy. The current truck driver shortage lends more credibility to their argument.
11 Jun 2018
Sponsored: Ferromex's Vice President Luis Hernandez on North American expansion strategy, and capacity, regulation challenges and opportunities for intermodal growth.