AAR: US Weekly Rail Traffic DN 4.4%% vs same Week Last Year
9/28 12:29 PM
AAR: US Weekly Rail Traffic DN 4.4% vs same Week Last Year OAKHURST, N.J. (DTN) -- Data from the Association of American Railroads show total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 489,111 carloads and intermodal units in the week ended Sept. 24, down 4.4% versus the same week last year. Total carloads for the week profiled were 231,258 carloads, down 3.2% compared with the same week in 2021 while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 257,853 containers and trailers, down 5.4% compared to 2021. AAR data shows petroleum and petroleum products carloads totaled 9,404 for the week-ended Sept. 24, down 10% versus the same week in 2021. Year to date, petroleum and petroleum products carloads totaled 360,381, down 10.8% from the corresponding period in 2021. For the first 38 weeks of 2022, U.S. railroads reported cumulative volume of 8,784,882 carloads, up 0.2% from the same point last year, and 9,998,106 intermodal units, down 5.1% from last year. Total combined U.S. traffic for the first 38 weeks of 2022 was 18,782,988 carloads and intermodal units, a decrease of 2.7% compared to last year. North American rail volume on 12 reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads for the week ended Sept. 24 totaled 333,265 carloads, down 1.3% compared with the same week last year, and 342,019 intermodal units, down 4.3% compared with last year. Total combined weekly rail traffic in North America was 675,284 carloads and intermodal units in the week profiled, down 2.8%. ATA reports North American rail volume for the first 38 weeks of 2022 was 25,700,318 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.4% compared with 2021. (c) Copyright 2022 DTN, LLC. All rights reserved.
 
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