Fleet Stats 2017: Class Is won’t be acquiring many rail cars or locomotives this year

Through 2017’s first half, total U.S. carloads rose 4.5 percent and total Canadian carloads climbed 11.8 percent compared with first-half 2016 figures, according to Association of American Railroads data. But the traffic rise in both nations after a prolonged period of declines spanning several years hasn’t yet translated into significantly more rail cars entering Class Is’ fleets.

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