U.S. Rail Traffic for the week ending July 9, 2022

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 9, 2022.

For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 437,600 carloads and intermodal units, down 3.1 percent compared with the same week last year.

Total carloads for the week ending July 9 were 207,450 carloads, down 1.3 percent compared with the same week in 2021, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 230,150 containers and trailers, down 4.7 percent compared to 2021.

Four of the 10 carload commodity groups posted an increase compared with the same week in 2021. They included coal, up 1,633 carloads, to 60,105; farm products excl. grain, and food, up 1,056 carloads, to 15,705; and motor vehicles and parts, up 409 carloads, to 10,725. Commodity groups that posted decreases compared with the same week in 2021 included metallic ores and metals, down 4,422 carloads, to 18,019; chemicals, down 1,038 carloads, to 30,163; and petroleum and petroleum products, down 378 carloads, to 9,395.

For the first 27 weeks of 2022, U.S. railroads reported a cumulative volume of 6,201,367 carloads, down 0.2 percent from the same point last year; and 7,108,876 intermodal units, down 6.1 percent from last year. Total combined U.S. traffic for the first 27 weeks of 2022 was 13,310,243 carloads and intermodal units, a decrease of 3.5 percent compared to last year.

North American rail volume for the week ending July 9, 2022, on 12 reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads totaled 302,763 carloads, up 1.9 percent compared with the same week last year, and 311,439 intermodal units, up 0.3 percent compared with last year. Total combined weekly rail traffic in North America was 614,202 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.1 percent. North American rail volume for the first 27 weeks of 2022 was 18,170,988 carloads and intermodal units, down 3.4 percent compared with 2021.

Canadian railroads reported 73,339 carloads for the week, up 14 percent, and 65,786 intermodal units, up 26.7 percent compared with the same week in 2021. For the first 27 weeks of 2022, Canadian railroads reported a cumulative rail traffic volume of 3,863,292 carloads, containers, and trailers, down 4.4 percent.

Mexican railroads reported 21,974 carloads for the week, down 2.6 percent compared with the same week last year, and 15,503 intermodal units, down 9.1 percent. Cumulative volume on Mexican railroads for the first 27 weeks of 2022 was 997,453 carloads and intermodal containers and trailers, up 1 percent from the same point last year.

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