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US Railcar Traffic: September 2017

US Railcar Traffic: September 2017

US railroads originated 1,044,563 carloads in September 2017, down 2.3 per cent, or -24,106 carloads, from September 2016, said the Association of American Railroads October 4. US railroads also originated 1,080,444 containers and trailers in September 2017, up 3.8 per cent, or 39,482 units, from the same month last year. Combined US carload and intermodal originations in September 2017 were 2,125,007, up 0.7 per cent, or 15,376 carloads and intermodal units from September 2016.

Weekly Rail Traffic, US: Aug 2017

Weekly Rail Traffic, US: Aug 2017

For the week ending August 6, total US weekly rail traffic was 554,822 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.3 per cent compared with the same week last year, said the Association of American Railroads August 9. Total carloads for the week ending August 5 were 273,199 carloads, up 1.9 per cent compared with the same week in 2016, while US weekly intermodal volume was 281,623 containers and trailers, up 6.8 per cent compared to 2016. Six of the 10 carload…

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Canada Railway Carloadings: April 2017

Canada Railway Carloadings: April 2017

The volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 31.4 million tonnes in April, up 11.3 per cent from the same month last year, according to Statistics Canada Wednesday. Freight originating in Canada increased 10.6 per cent in April from the same month a year earlier, to 28.3 million tonnes. Non-intermodal freight increased 8.5 per cent to 304,000 carloads in April. The amount of freight loaded into these cars totalled 25.3 million tonnes, up 11.3 per cent from the same…

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Canada Rail Transportation 2015, Railway Carloadings: January 2017

Canada Rail Transportation 2015, Railway Carloadings: January 2017

Operating revenue for the Canadian railway industry edged up 0.6 per cent from 2014 to $14.4 billion in 2015, said Statistics Canada Friday. Freight transportation revenue, which accounted for 91.2 per cent of total revenue, was up 0.3 per cent to $13.1 billion. In 2015, operating expenses fell 5.3 per cent to $10.0 billion. Meanwhile, the volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 29.3 million tonnes in January, up 6.9 per cent from the same month last year, according…

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US Railcar Loadings, Trucking Index: January 2017

US Railcar Loadings, Trucking Index: January 2017

The Association of American Railroads Wednesday reported week ending January 14, 2017 total US weekly rail traffic was 516,229 carloads and intermodal units, up 2 per cent from the same week last year. US Railcar Loadings, Trucking Index: January 2017 Total carloads for the week ending January 14 were 253,223 carloads, up 4.4 per cent compared with the same week in 2016, while US weekly intermodal volume was 263,006 containers and trailers, down 0.3 per cent com- pared to 2016….

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Canada Railcar Loadings: October 2016

Canada Railcar Loadings: October 2016

The volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 31.3 million tonnes in October, down 0.6 per cent from the same month last year, said Statistics Canada Thursday. In October, freight originating in Canada decreased 0.3 per cent from the same month last year to 28.5 million tonnes. In comparison, tonnages of logs and other wood in the rough (+148.2 per cent) were up in October compared with the same month last year. Canada Railcar Loadings: October 2016 In October,…

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