AAR: US Weekly Rail Traffic DN 4.1% vs Same Week Last Year
OAKHURST, N.J. (DTN) -- The Association of American Railroads data show
total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 413,305 carloads and intermodal units in the
week ended Nov. 26, down 4.1% versus the same week last year.
Total carloads for the week profiled were 206,792 carloads, down 1.1%
compared with the same week in 2021 while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was
206,513 containers and trailers, down 6.9% compared to 2021.
AAR data shows petroleum and petroleum products carloads totaled 8,665 for
the week-ended Nov. 26, down 3.2% versus the same week in 2021. Year to date,
petroleum and petroleum products carloads totaled 450,646, down 8.4% from the
corresponding period in 2021.
For the first 47 weeks of 2022, U.S. railroads reported cumulative volume of
10,892,805 carloads, up 0.2% versus the same point last year, and 12,298,102
intermodal units, down 4.8% from last year. Total combined U.S. traffic for the
first 47 weeks of 2022 was 23,190,907 carloads and intermodal units, a decrease
of 2.5% compared to last year.
North American rail volume on 12 reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican
railroads for the week ended Nov. 26 totaled 311,026 carloads, up 4.4% compared
with the same week last year, and 283,638 intermodal units, up 0.3% compared
with last year. Total combined weekly rail traffic in North America was 594,664
carloads and intermodal units in the week profile, up 2.4%. ATA reports North
American rail volume for the first 47 weeks of 2022 was 31,825,338 carloads and
intermodal units, down 1.9% compared with 2021.
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