Rail transport in North America increased in April
In April, intermodal traffic of US railways was recorded as 1,6 trailers and containers, with an 962.019 increase of% 240.505. In April, the average weekly traffic of railways in the country reached the highest April level with the XNUMX trailer and container.
In April, total wagon loading was recorded as 0,4 units with a yearly 1.108.722 decrease. In April, the data collected by the AAR increased nine percent in the 20 sector. In April, the largest increases in wagon shipments were seen in oil and petroleum products, motor vehicle and coke shipments.
In April, metal ore shipments decreased by 2012 or 26,5 wagons compared to April, while 8.605 or 8,1 wagons for main metal products and coal shipments of 3.583 or 0,7 decreased by 3.806. In April, the total wagon loadings excluding coal and grain increased by 2013 (2 wagon) compared to the April of 11.957.
During the first seventeen weeks of the 2013, US railways produced a total of 2,4 wagons with an annual total of% 4.679.596, while the total intermodal traffic of US railways was 4,4 units and containers with an annual 4.046.935 increase. In the period in question, 2012 wagons were loaded with 1 declining 6.269.706 compared to the first seventeen weeks of 4,2 in the US, Canada and Mexico railways, while total traffic of North American railways was recorded as 5.078.173 trailer and container with an annual XNUMX increase.
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