U.S. Freight Rail

Mina Kimes talked about her Fortune piece on U.S. freight rail, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic… read more

Mina Kimes talked about her Fortune piece on U.S. freight rail, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Shippers say railroad have a cartel, with four companies controlling 90 percent of the industry’s business while the railroads claim they are a free market success story. Topics in this interview included how those four companies gained such a large market share and the resulting effect on the industry.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles. This week’s article is titled, “Showdown on the Railroad.”

Ms. Kimes participated from New York City. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 28, 2011

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  • Sep 28, 2011 | 9:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 2011 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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