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From the editor: Finance and leasing execs expect a challenging year Reflections on RailTrends 2019 — by Tony Hatch 19 from '19: Progressive Railroading's most-read news stories in 2019 CSX CEO Foote: Next year affords an opportunity to leverage improved service to drive above-market growth From the editor: Uncertainty clouds 2020 vision Rail technology: CN ups the automation ante Class I focus: Operational and efficiency gains can create a virtuous cycle for CSX Annual wood tie market update 2019 UPS: Weather's been severe, but Class Is are missing the on-time mark regardless Rail industry constituents recognize the need to develop more diverse workforces RailTrends 2019 preview by Tony Hatch The plight of box cars — analysis by Richard Kloster Why rail traffic volumes have been so weak — analysis by Tony Hatch Midwest rail shipper association's meeting mines the benefits, detriments of PSR Kansas City Southern employs PSR to improve service performance, forge a traffic-growth foothold CN at 100: Innovations, efficiencies to propel the railroad during its next century in business ASLRRA annual meeting: A time to address industry issues, honor award winners Valley Metro brings live theater to light rail Class Is continue to gain traffic boost from logistics units From the editor: PSR is top of mind in all sorts of places What does 2019 look like for the rail finance and leasing sector? Depends on who you ask From the editor: Our most-read news items of 2018 That's a Wrap: RailTrends 2018 recap by Tony Hatch Outlook 2019: Rail-car forecast by Richard Kloster Outlook 2019: Railroad contractors feel good about the year's prospects Outlook 2019: For rail transit, a period of re-examination and reinvention Outlook 2019: Micro-transit, funding, PTC will be among major issues in transit, APTA CEO says Outlook 2019: Class I CEOs predict rail traffic growth From the editor: A banner rail year in the offing? Canadian Pacific, PSR and the post-Hunter Harrison era — analysis by Tony Hatch