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A sudden surge in crude oil traffic sees Union Pacific (UNP) and other operators pulling old...

A sudden surge in crude oil traffic sees Union Pacific (UNP) and other operators pulling old trains back into action, and leaves them wondering how heavily to invest in future traffic flows, and where to place their chips.
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  • Joe Eifrid
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    Thank goodness for a pick up in railcars needed for petroleum, because it looks like they have an excess of about everything else.
    http://bit.ly/ZbLfY6
    7 Apr 2013, 08:45 PM Reply Like
  • Philip Marlowe
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    I wonder if that has something to do with the slowly dropping diesel prices. Perhaps shippers are moving back to trucks for intermodal and cars/car parts.

     

    Or the alternative may be that the sequester government cuts have really hurt the economy.
    8 Apr 2013, 01:03 AM Reply Like
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