Association of American Railroads

Railroad industry introduces “MxV Rail”

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) hosted this week its Annual Research Review for more than 325 railroad professionals from around the world to learn about progress made under the industry-sponsored Strategic Research Initiatives (SRI) program.

Extreme winter weather slows traffic: AAR

The Association of American Railroads, in reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Feb. 27, 2021, as well as volumes for February 2021, noted that volume took a polar vortex hit.

Intermodal traffic up 6.3% last week

Ed. Note: Intermodal traffic has shown renewed strength over the past several weeks. Last week, it was up 6.3%, which indicates there may be some small improvements in the economy, particularly in

Another dreary week for U.S. rail traffic

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 11, 2020. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 449,092 carloads and intermodal units,

AAR Research Review will be held in webinar format

To ensure that social distancing will not be an obstacle to sharing the Association of American Railroads’ (AAR) important industry research, the 25th Annual AAR Research Review will be held in a new all-digital webinar format.

AHSI: Big Data for better asset health

The railroad industry estimates that advances in fault detection technology are preventing more than 700 road failures monthly on the North American system, based on 2019 preliminary statistics. Among the efforts to