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STB backs streamlined system to challenge rail rates

(Source: Associated Press, December 21, 2022) Shippers are praising proposed changes that federal regulators have approved to the system used to dispute rates railroads charge, aiming to update a system that is so costly and cumbersome it is little used. Full story:...

STB blasts Union Pacific for poor service

(Source: Railfan & Railroad Magazine, December 14, 2022) Shippers, railroaders and the federal board that oversees the rail industry blasted Union Pacific during a two-day hearing in Washington on December 13 and 14, over the Class I’s increased use of traffic...