December 2018 – Train Speed Review

Intermodal train speeds are an imperfect indicator of service quality, in that they only deal with line-haul (not terminal) operations and also say nothing about service consistency. However, when speeds drop sharply, it is a good indication of service issues. Because of differences between railroads, speeds should not be compared

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