Alert: US Rail freight carriers preparing for potential strike
Freight rail providers are enacting contingency plans for a potential US rail strike if an agreement is not reached by this Friday September 16th, when the mandated cooling off period ends.
Norfolk Southern will implement gate closures effective on 12 noon Tuesday September 13, 2022 to intermodal traffic. More information on the carrier’s contingency planning can be found on their website here.
BNSF and CSX are reported to taking measures to secure shipments of hazardous and security-sensitive materials if a strike occurs.
More information on the potential rail strike disruption can be found in article from Reuters
We will continue to update on new developments, but prepare for potential delays in pending intermodal shipments.