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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
A Transnet Freight Rail train is seen next to tons of coal mined from the nearby Khanye Colliery mine, at the Bronkhorstspruit station, in Bronkhorstspruit, around 90 kilometres north-east of Johannesburg, South Africa, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Ghost Trains Hobble South African Ports

By Arijit Ghosh (Bloomberg) Transnet SOC is probing the existence of illegal freight trains that are depriving South Africa’s state-owned rail operator of

March 28, 2023
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Sunday, November 27, 2022
Railroad Strikes Are Rare But Crippling To Ports And Freight
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Railroad Strikes Are Rare But Crippling To Ports And Freight

by Erik Loomis (University of Rhode Island) The prospect of a potentially devastating rail workers strike is looming again. Fears of a strike in September 2022

November 27, 2022
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Sunday, August 14, 2022
River at low levels because of drought
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Germany To Give Energy Essentials Priority By Rail If Rhine Disruption Worsens

BERLIN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Germany plans to give the transportation of materials and equipment essential for energy production priority on the

August 14, 2022
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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support
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Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has caused U.S.

April 19, 2022
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