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Wall Street Equity Research

January 24, 2011 08:09 ET

Analyst Study on CSX Corp. and Norfolk Southern Corporation - Railroads Improving With the Rising Economy

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Railroad companies experienced a relatively good 2010 and are expected to release positive earnings figures in their quarterly earnings reports over the next few weeks. The Association of American Railroads (AAR) recently released figures for 2010 stating that carloads increased 7.3 percent and intermodal traffic rose 14.2 percent. These gains seem to be continuing into 2011, as the AAR reported that carloads for the week ending Jan 15th beat 2010 figures by 7.5 percent. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting companies in the railroads industry. is a specialized website where investors can have specific access to complimentary reports on railroads industry; traders looking for analysis on CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corporation and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for free at

Railroads have seen improvements in 2010 but have some distance to go before reaching pre-recession levels. One company expected to report profits this week is CSX Corp. which reported impressive profits in its October earnings report. With climbing profits and increasing demand for business, CSX is looking to expand its facilities, potentially creating over 5,000 jobs nationwide. Investors can register today at to download the full report on CSX Corp.

Companies in the railroads industry are also benefiting from increased government interest. As reducing congestion and greenhouse gases has become a hot issue, train fuel efficiency and high capacity have become increasingly attractive. One company working with the government to extend rails into un-serviced areas is Norfolk Southern Corp. which recently signed an agreement with the Common Wealth of Virginia. Investors can access free research on Norfolk Southern Corporation now by signing up at

Looking at earnings schedule for the industry, CSX will be posting its results today whereas Norfolk Southern is set to deliver its financial results tomorrow.

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