Freight Railroads: Updated Information on Rates and Other Industry Trends

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DIANE Publishing, 2008 - 14 pages
Since the passage of the Staggers Rail Act of 1980, there have been several reports on the freight railroad industry. The most recent report was on Oct. 6, 2006, in which it was reported that industry rates & the rates for many commodities (e.g., coal & motor vehicles) had generally declined from 1985 through 2004. It was also reported that freight railroad companies do not consistently report revenues raised from fuel surcharges. This inconsistent reporting led to a recommendation that the Surface Transport. Board review its method of data collection to ensure that all freight railroads are consistently & accurately reporting all revenues collected from shippers. Charts & tables.

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