CSX Discontinues Detroit Domestic Intermodal

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CSX Discontinues Detroit Domestic Intermodal

Postby Jeff Smith » Thu May 17, 2018 1:55 pm

https://www.joc.com/rail-intermodal/cla ... 80516.html

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Rail shippers will not be able to send domestic containers to Detroit as of Sept. 1. Nearly a year after eliminating 327 origin and destination pairs, CSX Transportation will be ending all domestic intermodal involving Detroit.
Next stop, Willoughby
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Re: CSX Discontinues Detroit Domestic Intermodal

Postby ccutler » Thu May 17, 2018 3:22 pm

Good news for NS then.
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Re: CSX Discontinues Detroit Domestic Intermodal

Postby bratkinson » Fri May 18, 2018 8:51 pm

Maybe 5-6 years ago, the Detroit ramp appeared to be reasonably busy, judging from the numbers I saw while working at CSX Intermodal Springfield. One has to wonder what large shippers/dray companies have left town, shut down, or gone over to NS.
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