by Bobby S
Is it back? I can somewhat remember reading it was done. I caught the last three cars going over the Susquehanna from Havre De Grace into Perryville the other day.
"It is what it is"
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dgvrengineer wrote:The cars are handled in a single stack CSX intermodal train as there are no longer enough cars to support its own train. I saw them southbound today going through Ashland, VA.Southbound are empties (light) - Northbound are loads (heavy). For the most part, empties have always been handled as a block in Southbound manifest trains.
ccutler wrote:going through NJ the OJ train isn't combined with anything else, so somewhere south of here they are dropping the intermodal cars.South Philly.
ccutler wrote:the orange juice crop in Florida is greatly diminished and I believe Tropicana has excess refrigerator cars for the lower shipping volumes. It's okay if it takes a little longer for their OJ to reach NJ as long as the OJ is fresh enough upon arrival, and Tropicana will hopefully save some money. The competition for fresh juice comes all the way from Brazil. I think they will do fine.You hear two stories out of Florida about the Citrus crops -