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Global rail freight market continues to stutter as steep decline in the United States makes itself felt, says MarketLine


The global rail freight market hit $188.7 billion in 2016, representing a marginal 0.5% in growth along with a return to positive performance following a 0.4% decline in 2015, according to research firm MarketLine. The company’s latest report states that the market’s fortunes have differed from region to region in recent years, with Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Europe providing much of the growth impetus. The United States, however, which accounts for a vast 30% of the global market, continues to struggle. The country recorded two consecutive years of steep decline in… Read more