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In EP 770 (Sub-No. 1) the Board directed all seven (7) Class I rail carriers to submit to the Board two broad categories of data for rail service and employment for a six-month period to better assess how these carriers are performing amid a challenging supply chain environment in light of recent acute service issues. On October 28, 2022, the Board directed carriers to continue data submission for a six-month period ending May 5, 2023. The Board’s decisions requiring the temporary data submissions are available here, here, and here. These new data measures are outlined below.
Class I Carrier Data Submission Requirements
The Board requires all Class I carriers to submit the following information monthly for a 1-year period beginning June 15, 2022. On October 28, 2022, the Board directed carriers to continue data submission for a six-month period ending May 5, 2023:
The monthly reports are available in the table below. The table reflects data contained in the reports as submitted by the carriers. The data have not been independently verified by the STB.
Additionally, during the temporary period during which carriers are required to submit the data above, the STB will incorporate the data into monthly employment data compilations, along with the employment data collected in Form C. A data dictionary describing the dataset is available here.