Scope for Hope
Railroad Weekly Mar. 27, 2023
courtesy: Andrew Young, AlphaYankee Transport Photography
Inside This Issue
· Scope for Hope: New Report Shows Signs of Life in the Economy
· Shaw Again to the Senate: And Fed Again Squeezes Credit
· Dock Market Crash: U.S. Container Ports Suffering Huge Volume Drops
· West Coast Angst: Hints of Unrest in High-Stakes Port Labor Talks
· CN Zen: Canadian National Averts Labor Strike With Unifor Deal
· Crew Are Not Alone: The One-Person Train Crew Debate Rages On
· New Way to Dray? Might Electric Planes Transform Container Shipping?
· Krispy Dream: Can Railroads Compete for Intermodal’s Donut Hole?
“The railroads are fighting the most basic of all requirements: having two crew members in a train. Trains are miles long. Railroads want just a single human being on these trains. That is, frankly, crazy.”
-Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, at last week’s rail safety hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation
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