Increase in Rail Traffic

In the Weekly Rail Traffic report the AAR reported U.S. carload volume for the week ending July 12, 2014 was up 4.8 percent compared to last year, and intermodal volume was up 3.2 percent.  Total U.s. rail traffic for the week was up 4 percent compared to the same week last year.

Rail 2014 W28

U.S. carload volume for the first 28 weeks of 2014 was up 3.4 percent compared with the same point in 2013, and intermodal volume was up 6 percent.  For the first 28 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail traffic was up 4.6 percent from the same point last year. Read More

Increase in Rail Traffic

In the Weekly Rail Traffic report the AAR reported U.S. carload volume for the week ending July 12, 2014 was up 4.8 percent compared to last year, and intermodal volume was up 3.2 percent.  Total U.s. rail traffic for the week was up 4 percent compared to the same week last year.

Rail 2014 W28

U.S. carload volume for the first 28 weeks of 2014 was up 3.4 percent compared with the same point in 2013, and intermodal volume was up 6 percent.  For the first 28 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail traffic was up 4.6 percent from the same point last year. Read More

Intermodal Volume Hits Record High

A new record was hit the week ending June 14, 2014, it was the highest week in history for intermodal volume in the U.S. reaching 270,243 units. Intermodal volume for the week was up 6.3 percent compared with the same week last year, and carload volume was up 2.2 percent according the AAR’s Weekly Rail Traffic Summary.  Total U.S. rail traffic was up 4.1 percent compared with the same week in 2013.

Rail 2014 W24

U.S. carload volume for the first 24 weeks of 2014 was up 3.2 percent from the same point last year, and intermodal volume was up 5.8 percent.  For the first 24 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail volume was up 4.4 percent compared with the same point last year. Read More

Intermodal Volume Hits Record High

A new record was hit the week ending June 14, 2014, it was the highest week in history for intermodal volume in the U.S. reaching 270,243 units. Intermodal volume for the week was up 6.3 percent compared with the same week last year, and carload volume was up 2.2 percent according the AAR’s Weekly Rail Traffic Summary.  Total U.S. rail traffic was up 4.1 percent compared with the same week in 2013.

Rail 2014 W24

U.S. carload volume for the first 24 weeks of 2014 was up 3.2 percent from the same point last year, and intermodal volume was up 5.8 percent.  For the first 24 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail volume was up 4.4 percent compared with the same point last year. Read More

Rail Traffic Increases

For the week ending May 17, 2014 the AAR reported that both carload and intermodal volume were up compared to the same week last year.  Carload volume for the week was up 4.5 percent, and intermodal volume was up 6.8 percent.  Total U.S. rail volume for the week was up 5.6 percent compared to the same week in 2013.

Rail 2014 W20

U.S. carload volume for the first 20 weeks of 2014 was up 2.7 percent compared with the same point last year, and intermodal volume was up 5.5 percent.  For the first 20 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail volume was up 4 percent from last year. Read More

Rail Traffic Increases

For the week ending May 17, 2014 the AAR reported that both carload and intermodal volume were up compared to the same week last year.  Carload volume for the week was up 4.5 percent, and intermodal volume was up 6.8 percent.  Total U.S. rail volume for the week was up 5.6 percent compared to the same week in 2013.

Rail 2014 W20

U.S. carload volume for the first 20 weeks of 2014 was up 2.7 percent compared with the same point last year, and intermodal volume was up 5.5 percent.  For the first 20 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail volume was up 4 percent from last year. Read More

Rail Traffic Increases

For the week ending April 26, 2014 the AAR reported that carload volume was up 9.5 percent compared with the same week last year, and intermodal volume was up 6.7 percent in the Weekly Rail Traffic report.  Total U.S. rail volume for the week was up 8.2 percent compared to the same week in 2013.

Rail 2014 W17

U.S. carload volume for the first 17 weeks of 2014 was up 2.3 percent compared with the same point last year, and intermodal volume was up 5.1 percent.  For the first 17 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail volume was up 3.6 percent from the same point last year. Read More

Rail Traffic Increases

For the week ending April 26, 2014 the AAR reported that carload volume was up 9.5 percent compared with the same week last year, and intermodal volume was up 6.7 percent in the Weekly Rail Traffic report.  Total U.S. rail volume for the week was up 8.2 percent compared to the same week in 2013.

Rail 2014 W17

U.S. carload volume for the first 17 weeks of 2014 was up 2.3 percent compared with the same point last year, and intermodal volume was up 5.1 percent.  For the first 17 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail volume was up 3.6 percent from the same point last year. Read More

U.S. Rail Volume Up

The AAR reported that both carload and intermodal volume were up for week ending April 12, 2014 in the Weekly Rail Traffic report.  Carload volume was up 7.2 percent compared with the same week last year, and intermodal volume was up 9.3 percent.  Total U.S. rail volume for the week was up 8.2 percent compared with the same week in 2013.

Rail 2014 W15

U.S. carload volume for the first 15 weeks of 2014 was up 1.6 percent compared with the same point last year, and intermodal volume was up 4.8 percent.  For the first 15 weeks of 2014 total U.S. rail volume was up 3.1 percent from the same point in 2013. Read More