WASHINGTON – The Surface Transportation Board has decided that Canadian National cannot unilaterally qualify the Belt Railway of Chicago`s Clearing Yard as “Windy City” with the Canadian Pacific Railway. Local Move A railway movement involving only one road transport company. One of the shippers serves both the original station and the destination station. Turnover empty movement of an empty container or trailer that generates revenue for the railway. For repositioning. Packer A moving piece of heavy machinery used to lift containers or trailers in an intermodal installation on or from flat rail cars. Also known as the loon. COFC (container on Flatcar) The movement of a container on a flat rail car. This movement is carried out without the container being mounted on a frame. Intercity time When a Drayman or railway provides a container or trailer from one railway to another to continue the move. The UIIA is a standard contract between HGV companies, derailment companies or other airlines that use chassis, containers or other intermodal (user) equipment, on the one hand, and shipping companies, railways or leasing companies that provide such intermodal equipment (providers).
The UIIA covers liability and other issues related to the exchange of intermodal equipment, such as the post JC container and chassis, between the parties. Intermodal Terminal A railway facility for loading and unloading containers and trailers and flat cars for movement on the railway and subsequent movement on the road or highway. And in a footnote, the board offered to help CN and CP find a solution to their dispute. Our team regularly advises on the usual daily operating issues for freight railway operators. We help our customers develop and negotiate all types of contracts and agreements, including rail contracts, exchange contracts, transportation contracts, operating service agreements, public transit contracts, terminal service contracts, equipment contracts, locomotive purchase contracts, container purchase agreements, interconnection agreements , leasing and facilities, elevator service contracts, equipment maintenance and repair contracts, as well as bilateral agreements between railway companies for car rentals, equipment and flyers. We often help customers answer questions about the Association of American Railroads (AAR) exchange rules and the Intermodal Exchange and Access Facilities Agreement (IUIA) on the exchange and use of intermodal equipment. In addition, we regularly advise clients on the terms of their respective flyers, including limiting the language of liability following U.S. Supreme Court decisions, cross-border transactions, dock train operations and current regulatory issues.