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Some rail rate talks allowed in price-fixing suits – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2022-05-19 14:02:43 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) —The Federal Court of Appeals has ruled that details of a conversation about tolls between the four major U.S. railroads could be included in a proceeding against the billions of dollars charged to customers. bottom.

However, the mixed decision also excludes some documents.

The decision is more as Union Pacific, BNSF, Norfolk Southern and CSX railroads protect themselves from dozens of proceedings accusing them of raising rates with fuel surcharges adjusted between 2003 and 2007. It can cause controversy.

The key to determining what evidence is accepted is whether the conversation involves freight that crosses multiple railroads, as railroads are allowed to discuss their shared freight.

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