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Chart of decrease in train volume on CN's main line as a result of the July 2024 Jasper wildfire
Impact of Jasper Wildfire Felt Across CN Network

RailState shares current data on the shutdown of CN's main line from the Jasper wildfire that has lasted for days and building a backlog that could take months to clear.

Cover Image For RailState Rail Network Snapshot of Record Heat in the Southwest
Rail Network Snapshot: Record Heat in the Southwes...

With record hot temperatures scorching the US Southwest, RailState looked into the impact on train movements at some of the hottest places in the United States.

Cover Image For RailState Rail Network Snapshot of Floods in Vermont
Rail Network Snapshot: Floods in Vermont

After flooding from Tropical Storm Beryl washed out railroad tracks in Vermont, RailState captured trains moving in to repair sections of track.

Rail Network Snapshot: HAZMAT through Texas
Rail Network Snapshot: HAZMAT through Amarillo, TX

RailState captured information on a couple thousand trains moving through Amarillo, TX. This snapshot is a sampling of the most common HAZMAT on those trains.

Train volume westbound into Port of Vancouver through June 2024
Canada Ports Rail Volume Report: June 2024

Overall freight volume westbound to the Port of Vancouver stayed flat in June (+0.2%). The biggest % changes came from Potash trains, which increased 23.3%.

WCSC and RailState Joint Rail Visibility Project Funding National Trade Corridors Fund Canada
Le projet de visibilité ferroviaire de RailState ...

RailState et la Western Canadian Shippers’ Coalition ont annoncé un financement fédéral du National Corridors Trade Fund pour un projet conjoint de visibilité ferroviaire.

WCSC and RailState Joint Rail Visibility Project Funding National Trade Corridors Fund Canada
Rail Visibility Project from RailState and the Wes...

RailState and Western Canadian Shippers’ Coalition, announced federal funding from the National Corridors Trade Fund for a joint rail visibility project.

Intermodal container volume eastbound from port of vancouver January 2023 through June 2024 CN and CPKC
Canada Intermodal Rail Volume Report: June 2024

Total container volume through the western Canada ports fell to 87,500 containers in June, down from 95,000 containers in May.

RailState sensor image of tank car with Vinyl Chloride UN placard number
HAZMAT on the U.S. Rail Network: What’s Really M...

RailState shares some recent examples of trains with similar HAZMAT loads as the train that derailed in East Palestine.

Long freight train
Long Trains on the U.S. Rail Network: What’s Rea...

How long are the trains moving on US railroads? What are they carrying? RailState shares some recent examples of long trains on the US network.

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Chart of decrease in train volume on CN's main line as a result of the July 2024 Jasper wildfire
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