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Report: U.S. railroads face $5 billion in lost revenues as coal demand halves by 2030

(Source: S&P Global Platts, September 4, 2019)

HOUSTON — U.S. railroads are facing roughly $5 billion in lost revenues as utility coal demand declines to roughly half the 2020 level in 2030, according to a report issued Wednesday by Moody's. BNSF Railway and Union Pacific have the greatest exposure to a decline in thermal coal demand due to their Powder River Basin franchises, while Canadian National and Kansas City Southern have the least exposure.

Full story: www.spglobal.com

Thursday, September 5, 2019

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