Railroad Freight Haulers Accused Of Price-Fixing

Law360, New York (May 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Five major U.S.-based railroad freight haulers on Monday were hit with a proposed class action accusing them of conspiring to fix prices of rail fuel surcharges for unregulated private freight transport for over three years.

Dust Pro Inc., which makes and distributes soil stabilizers, lodged the complaint in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey on behalf of all companies that directly purchase rate-unregulated rail freight transport services.

The lawsuit names freight companies CSX Transportation Inc., Norfolk Southern Railway Co., BNSF Railway Co., Union Pacific Railroad...
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