8 окт., субб.
<…> …тщетно прождав
битых полтора часа трамвая на Симеоновской (нет спасения от солдат, которые штурмом берут каждый подъезжающий вагон
), я пришёл в отчаяние и прямо поехал на обед к Раушам в конце Офицерской… <…>
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“Union Pacific’s total freight volume declined 5.8%, led by a 14% drop in coal volume. Shipments in its intermodal business, which moves freight using a combination of trains and trucks, declined 6.7% and industrial products volume dropped 11%. Agricultural volume, which rose 11%, was the only exception” [Wall Street Journal
, “Union Pacific Profit Falls 13% on Demand Woes].
“Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. reported another steep decline in revenue and lower-than-expected earnings on Wednesday as a delayed grain harvest and a slump in commodity prices hampered shipping volumes” [Wall Street Journal
, “Canadian Pacific Railway Results Miss Expectations”]. “Unusually wet and cold weather conditions have affected crop harvesting in western Canada, which CP said caused delays in exporting Canada’s grain harvest to the U.S. and coastal ports.” And: ” Railroads have also been hit hard by the lengthy slump in commodity prices, which have curbed shipments of bulk commodities such as grain and potash that figure heavily in CP’s product mix” [Wall Street Journal