Special Podcast Series—The Coronavirus and the Rail Industry: Freight railroads and rail equipment market analysis

Written by Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
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Eric Starks, Todd Tranausky and David Nahass.

What is the depth of decrease in freight volumes as a result of COVID-19? Is there an increased percentage of freight rail moving over to trucking right now? What individual markets/commodities are under more stress as a result of the crisis? How will the railroads respond to the freight loss in the overall landscape of the PSR movement? Will Wall Street change its perspective on the railroads? Are there projected revisions to new-car builds for 2020? What is the state of the equipment leasing market, for both lessors and lessees? Is there timing for a return to normalcy?

FTR Transportation Intelligence Chairman and CEO Eric Starks and Vice President Rail and Intermodal Todd Tranausky; and Railroad Financial Corporation President and Railway Age Financial Editor David Nahass tackle these difficult questions with Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.Categories: Class IFinance/LeasingFreightFreight CarsIntermodalLocomotivesMechanicalNewsPodcastsRegulatoryShort Lines & RegionalsSwitching & TerminalTags: Breaking NewsFTR Transportation IntelligenceRailroad Financial Corporation

Categories: Class 1, Freight, Podcasts, Rail News, Railroad News, Shortline/Regional
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