How can the short line industry improve to attract more shippers to ship by rail? (Tony Hatch)

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The S/L industry pays a critical role in new business development and retail and small shipper sales and marketing – and crucially as a buffer, or as one leading S/L manager puts it, a “shock absorber” between a PSR-driven Class one and the shipper.

This is the New Golden Age for the short line industry.