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Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:47 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Beginning Oct. 22, all Class I railroads will be required to publicly file weekly data reports regarding service performance "to promote industry-wide transparency, accountability, and improved service," the Surface Transportation Board announced on Oct. 8.

The order follows the board's recent public hearings regarding rail service issues, at which many rail shippers expressed concerns about the lack of publicly available rail service metrics and requested access to certain performance data from the railroads to help them better understand the scope, magnitude, and impact of the current service problems. The data collected pursuant to this order will give ...

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