Suggestion by Smunsenka on 2008-01-10 08:31:56
Good overview of the company. How does the company hedge against fuel price increases and has it been relatively successful at doing so? Given that track maintenance is such a large expenditure for all railroad companies, are many new tracks being laid on new routes? If so, does that mean that their main competitor, Burlington Northern, can take over their lead in terms of total working miles of tracks? With the looming downturn in the US economy, maybe more people will start working as truckers and thus change the dynamics between the trucking and railroad businesses...
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