NEWS
New Class 1 Railroad Regs Proposed
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Jan 12, 2015 12:00 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Weekly service performance reports from railroads may become a permanent requirement following a recent decision by the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

On Dec. 30, the STB issued a proposal of new regulations for permanent weekly reporting by all Class I railroads and by the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO). The current order requiring weekly service updates was on a temporary basis and had no expiration date.

The weekly filings have allowed the board and rail stakeholders to monitor performance and have allowed the board to begin to develop baseline performance data. "Based on the board's experience with ...

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