Railroads Banking on Intermodal Investments

Railroad companies in the United States and Canada are investing in intermodal projects all around North America. There seems to be focus on the smaller market freight hubs. For example, the port at Burns Harbor is spending nearly $20 million to upgrade connections between railroads, trucks, and ships. It is one of 10 projects funded by the U. S. Department of Transportation. The rail industry will also fund improvements to areas that need upgraded.source:transport topics