AAR reports mixed volumes for week ending June 8
Carload volume—at 278,249—was down 2.8 percent annually, and intermodal—at 252,641 trailers and containers—was up 2.5 percent annually.
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Carload and intermodal volumes were mixed for the week ending June 8, according to according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Carload volume—at 278,249—was down 2.8 percent annually and ahead of the week ending June 1 at 269,276 and below the week ending May 25 at 281,727.
Intermodal—at 252,641 trailers and containers—was up 2.5 percent annually, which topped the week ending June 1 at 221.806 and the week ending May 25 at 248,210.
Total weekly traffic for carloads and intermodal units—at 530,890—was down 0.3 percent annually.
Of the ten main commodity groups tracked by the AAR, five saw annual increases.
Petroleum and petroleum products were up 27.8 percent. Grain was down 22.5 percent.
On a year-to-date basis, carloads are down 1.7 percent at 6,359,429 and intermodal is up 4 percent at 5,513,692 containers and trailers.
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