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What conditions could affect the forecast slow growth environment for rail freight?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Dec 9, 2021 10:30:53 AM

Todd Tranausky discusses what could positively or negatively affect the outlook for rail freight.

This Q&A response from The FTR Experts came from our November State of Equipment Rail Quarterly Update. View the video and the key takeaways below.

Key Takeaways:

  • If service continues to deteriorate and trucking capacity expands, we could see slow improvement grow slower as freight moves from rail to truck.
  • Automotive rail freight could very well give the numbers a boost as production ramps up.


Tags: Freight, intermodal, Rail, outlook, rail equipment, transportation, deliveries, automotive


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