STB proposes making weekly rail reports permanent

STB proposes making weekly rail reports permanent

THE U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) has an interim requirement that the major rail carriers report, among other things, weekly averages for train speeds, terminal dwell times and cars online, the number of trains held short of destination or scheduled interchange points and various loading metrics for grain, coal, automotive and other categories of service.

The weekly reports were initially requested during the 2013-14 harvest, when railroa

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.

Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)

Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.



Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.