Association Of American Railroads

By Jeff Berman · December 10, 2010
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 4 were up on an annual basis. Carload volume at 303,570 was up 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2009 and were up significantly compared to the 254,121 recorded during Thanksgiving week.
By Jeff Berman · December 7, 2010
November rail volumes were up compared to the same period in 2009, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for November—at 1,137,626—were up 4.5 percent year-over-year.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week of Thanksgiving ending November 27 showed steady year-over-year improvements, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · November 19, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending November 13 were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 297,269 was up 5.8 percent compared to the same week last year
By Jeff Berman · November 12, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending November were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 288,056 was up 4.9 percent compared to the same week last year but down compared to the three previous weeks at 292,884, 302,855, and 303,664, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · November 9, 2010
Like preceding months, October rail volumes were up and down when compared to the last two years, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for October—at 1,196, 432—were up 8.7 percent from October 2009 and down 7.9 percent from October 2008. And the weekly October average of 299,108 carloads was the highest since October 2008, topping September’s 297, 502 weekly carload average.
By Jeff Berman · November 5, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending October 30 showed continued year-over-year improvement, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 292,884 was up 6.3 percent year-over-year, but down compared to the weeks ending October 23 and October 16 at 302,855 and 303,664, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · September 3, 2010
Recent volumes for U.S. railroads continue to be record-breaking as evidenced by intermodal and carload volumes for the week ending August 28, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · August 27, 2010
Spurred by another record-breaking week for intermodal, volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 21, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · August 10, 2010
As in previous months in 2010, July rail carload totals were somewhat uneven, according to data published by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · August 6, 2010
Coming off of two straight weeks of lower volumes, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said that United States railroads hit their highest traffic levels of the year for carload and intermodal traffic during the week ending July 31.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending July 24 were down year-over-year and up compared to 2008, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2010
Weekly carload volumes—at 282,199—were up 3.5 percent compared to 2009 and down 13.8 percent compared to 2008.
<p>The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported that monthly rail carloads for June 2010 were up 10.6 percent compared with last year, but still down 10.2 percent compared with June 2008.</p> By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending July 10 were down year-over-year and compared to 2008, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

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