Todd Tranausky was asked: "With coal in decline, what will railroads replace it with?"
This Q&A response from the FTR experts came from our April Rail Outlook (Carload + Intermodal) webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below.
- Railroads have the option of chasing revenue or volume to make up for what they're losing on coal.
- If they go for revenue, chemicals will be the main replacement market as it is largely captive and guaranteed to boom.