Econintersect: Week 6 of 2012 ending 11February 2012 shows rail traffic growing over 2011 levels according to data released by the American Association of Railroads (AAR).
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported an mixed weekly rail traffic for the week ending February 11, 2012, with U.S. railroads originating 279,501 carloads, up 1.7 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week totaled 227,207 trailers and containers, down 0.4 percent compared with the same week last year.
|Week 6 2012||Carloads||Intermodal||Total|
|This week Year-over-Year||1.7%||-0.4%||2.6%|
|Year Cumulative to Date||1.3%||3.7%||2.3%|
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