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Indiaexportnews.com

North American rail freight up 3.5pc

  25.10.2018    

North American rail freight volume for the first 41 weeks of 2018 on 12 American, Canadian and Mexican railways increased 3.5 per cent to 29,926,588 carloads and intermodal units, according to the American Association of Railroads (AAR).
Rail freight volume for the week ending October 13 on 12 American, Canadian and Mexican railways totalled 369,268 carloads, up 1.4 per cent year on year.
This collective result included movement of 375,315 intermodal units, up 1.5 per cent compared with last year. Total combined weekly rail traffic in North America was 744,583 carloads and intermodal units, increased 1.5 per cent.
Meanwhile, total US weekly rail traffic was 549,757 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.7 per cent compared with the same week last year.
Total carloads for the week ending October 13 were 263,787 carloads, up 0.4 per cent compared with the same week in 2017, while US weekly intermodal volume was 285,970 containers and trailers, up three per cent compared to 2017.
Seven of the 10 carload commodity groups posted an increase compared with the same week in 2017. They included petroleum and petroleum products, up 2,824 carloads, to 11,783; metallic ores and metals, up 815 carloads, to 23,128; and miscellaneous carloads, up 387 carloads, to 10,332.
Commodity groups that posted decreases compared with the same week in 2017 were nonmetallic minerals, down 2,849 carloads, to 35,721; chemicals, down 514 carloads, to 30,416; and forest products, down 34 carloads, to 9,927.
For the first 41 weeks of 2018, US railroads reported cumulative volume of 10,781,980 carloads, up 1.9 per cent from the same point last year; and 11,402,578 intermodal units, up 5.8 per cent from last year. Total combined US traffic for the first 41 weeks of 2018 was 22,184,558 carloads and intermodal units, an increase of 3.9 per cent compared to last year.
Canadian railways reported 85,249 carloads for the week, up 6.3 per cent, and 69,835 intermodal units, down 2.3 per cent compared with the same week in 2017. For the first 41 weeks of 2018, Canadian railways reported cumulative rail traffic volume of 6,155,522 carloads, containers and trailers, up 3.6 per cent.
Mexican railroads reported 20,232 carloads for the week, down four per cent compared with the same week last year, and 19,510 intermodal units, down 5.9 per cent. Cumulative volume on Mexican railroads for the first 41 weeks of 2018 was 1,586,508 carloads and intermodal containers and trailers.



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