Rail Traffic Volume YTD Week 14

Total traffic for North American railroads as reported by AAR is down 6.6% compared to 2015 as of April 9th. Total carload volume is down 12.6%. The graph below is YTD compared to the last 3 years excluding coal.

Current and Recent Railroad Fuel Surcharge Rates

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Overall Rail Traffic Volume Decreased in March

The rail freight shipment volume across the network has steadily declined since the end of February. For the week ending 2/27/16 the total AAR reported carload volume for North America was 336,230 originated carloads. Since then it has steadily declined to 316,443 for the week ending 3/26/12. Total carload traffic is down 12% from a […]