STB Mulls Railroad Reporting Rules
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon May 11, 2015 10:56 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Debate over how transparent railroad companies should be about their service performance continues as the Surface Transportation Board weighs whether to make weekly reports by Class I carriers a permanent requirement.

After a hearing in Fargo, North Dakota, on Sept. 4, 2014, where the board heard from shippers of grain, coal, ethanol and other commodities, the STB decided it was necessary to begin receiving data from the Class I rail carriers on their weekly service performance. In addition, the board in a decision issued on Dec. 30, 2014, directed the Association of American Railroads (AAR) to provide ...

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