Weekly intermodal volume up 13.5%

January 24, 2013


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U.S. railroads’ intermodal volume for the week ended Jan. 19 totaled 249,397 trailers and containers, up 13.5% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads reported. Railroads originated 277,490 carloads, down 3.5%. For the first three weeks of 2013, U.S. railroads reported cumulative volume of 680,610 trailers and containers, up 5.9% from the same period last year, and 799,065 carloads, down 7.3%.

Nine of the 20 carload commodity groups posted increases compared with the same week in 2012, including petroleum products, up 60.9%; motor vehicles and equipment, up 19.1%; and lumber and wood products, up 15.8%. Groups showing a decrease in weekly traffic included primary forest products, down 20.9%; iron and steel scrap, down 17.7%, and nonmetallic minerals, down 16.9%.

Weekly carload volume on Eastern railroads was down 3% compared with the same week last year. In the West, weekly carload volume was down 3.9%.

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