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Is the U.S. freight rail industry ready for broad open access in key markets?

(Source: Freight Waves, May 14, 2019)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. Is the April 2019 Chicago interchange dispute between Canadian Pacific (CP) and Canadian National (CNI) an unexpected bellwether case regarding the concept of open access? Open access competition is a regulatory condition practiced in many places around the globe as a method to allow freight rail companies to operate over tracks normally restricted to service only by a competitive carrier.

Full story: Freight Waves

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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