AAR: US Weekly Rail Traffic Up 4.7%% vs Same Week Last Year
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AAR: US Weekly Rail Traffic Up 4.7% vs Same Week Last Year OAKHURST, N.J. (DTN) -- The Association of American Railroads data show total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 525,253 carloads and intermodal units in the week ended Jan. 9, up 4.7% versus the same week last year. Total carloads for the week profiled were 235,404 carloads, down 1.6% compared with the same week in 2020 while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 289,849 containers and trailers, up 10.4% compared to 2020. AAR data shows petroleum and petroleum products carloads totaled 11,167 for the week-ended Jan. 9, down 22% versus the same week in 2020. (c) Copyright 2021 DTN, LLC. All rights reserved.