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U.S. rail regulator tackles railroads over customer complaints

Reuters — The top U.S. rail regulator has asked major railroads for information on service levels before meeting disgruntled shippers and other customers over complaints about service delays and higher costs. In letters to the CEOs of the railroads, dated Friday and posted Monday on the U.S. Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) website, the regulator requested […] Read more




ADM suing CP over 2013-14 rail service disruptions

Chicago | Reuters –– Archer Daniels Midland has filed a lawsuit against Canadian Pacific Railway over service disruptions in 2013 and 2014 at crop-processing plants in North Dakota and Minnesota, alleging they stemmed partly from cost-cutting and the Canadian railroad’s pursuit of merger partners. Chicago-based ADM, one of the world’s largest grain traders and processors, […] Read more



CP’s Norfolk bid riles U.S. railroads

Chicago | Reuters –– A legal protest by Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) over a meeting among big U.S. railroads about mergers in their industry has highlighted manoeuvring in the sector to cope with a rapid downturn and possible consolidation. Calgary-based CP on Tuesday asked the U.S. Justice Department to look into statements by U.S. railroads, […] Read more