Tag: Freight rail industry

Impact & Regulations

Senators Laud Freight Rail Industry

October 22, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

As they advocated for additional emergency aid for transportation stakeholders, the leadership of a Senate committee touted freight railroads’ role during the coronavirus pandemic. Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) emphasized the industry’s role in maintaining operations across supply chains […]

Impact & Regulations

Freight rail industry challenges feds over on-time standards

August 12, 2016

Via: The Hill

A group representing the freight rail industry is challenging whether a panel of federal regulators has the power to define on-time performance for passenger trains. The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is fighting a rule issued by the Surface Transportation […]