NGFA, Shippers Back New Railroad Regs
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Mar 9, 2015 11:46 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Several shipping groups and the National Grain and Feed Association are among those voicing support for the Surface Transportation Board's proposal to require railroads to publicly file various weekly data reports pertaining to service performance.

On Oct. 8, 2014, the Surface Transportation Board made a decision requiring all Class 1 railroads to publicly file weekly data reports to the STB to "promote industry-wide transparency, accountability and improvements in rail service."

DTN reported in January that on Dec. 30, 2014, the STB issued two decisions in regard to rail service issues and service issues-performance data. The first proposal ...

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