WIR 2018, Third Quarter

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Week ending September 28
The Northeast Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) holds its annual fall conference in Tarrytown, NY. Stifel touches on recent developments in the Oil & Gas Exploration and Production arena. Soybean growers continue to get hammered by the US trade restrictions. Cherilyn Radbourne writes that CN is well-positioned to cope with next year’s burgeoning demand for its service. Iowa Interstate Railroad promotes Joe Parsons to President and CEO. RailTrends 2018 coming to the Times Square Marriott in NYC November 29-30.

Week ending September 21
KCS holds its annual “Strategic Partners Conference” in KC; partnership with short lines and regional railroads a key ingredient to growth. Union Pacific debuts “Unified Plan 2020” based on Precision Scheduled Railroading principles; builds on “Blend and Balance” initiative begun in May. Continue reading