Carload and intermodal volumes see gains for week ending April 5, reports AAR
Carloads—at 296,039—were up 5.4 percent annually, and intermodal saw a 12.6 annual increase at 261,084 trailers and containers.
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Carload and intermodal volumes were up for the week ending April 5, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) this week.
Carloads—at 296,039—were up 5.4 percent annually and behind the week ending March 29 at 301,317 and ahead of the week ending March 22 at 291,525
Intermodal saw a 12.6 annual increase at 261,084 trailers and containers, which trailed the week ending March 29 at 265,188 and topped the week ending March 22 at 260,713.
Of the ten main commodity groups tracked by the AAR, nine saw annual increases for the week ending April 5. Grain was up 16.8 percent, and forest products slipped 0.7 percent.
For the first 14 weeks of 2014, carloads are up 1.2 percent annually at 3,898,778, and intermodal is up 4.4 percent at 3,464,083 trailers and containers.
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