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Slow pace of rail recovery stirs fear of future woes

(Source: Reuters, August 15, 2014)

TORONTO — More than eight months after an extreme winter began snarling North American rail traffic, a Reuters analysis of industry data shows delays lingering, raising the risk of a second winter of chaos on the rails. Across the continent's seven largest operators, trains ran almost 8 percent slower on average and sat idle at key terminals for nearly three hours longer in the second quarter than a year earlier, data from the main railroads, known as Class 1, show.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

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