U.S. Rail Traffic for the week ending June 4, 2022

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending June 4, 2022.

For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 475,513 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.8 percent compared with the same week last year.

Total carloads for the week ending June 4 were 225,274 carloads, down 1 percent compared with the same week in 2021, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 250,239 containers and trailers, down 4.4 percent compared to 2021.

Four of the 10 carload commodity groups posted an increase compared with the same week in 2021. They included grain, up 2,515 carloads, to 23,867; motor vehicles and parts, up 1,385 carloads, to 12,518; and nonmetallic minerals, up 562 carloads, to 29,778. Commodity groups that posted decreases compared with the same week in 2021 included metallic ores and metals, down 3,222 carloads, to 20,192; miscellaneous carloads, down 1,468 carloads, to 8,037; and farm products excl. grain, and food, down 887 carloads, to 14,510.

For the first 22 weeks of 2022, U.S. railroads reported a cumulative volume of 5,061,636 carloads, up 0.1 percent from the same point last year; and 5,805,846 intermodal units, down 6.5 percent from last year. Total combined U.S. traffic for the first 22 weeks of 2022 was 10,867,482 carloads and intermodal units, a decrease of 3.5 percent compared to last year.

North American rail volume for the week ending June 4, 2022, on 12 reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads totaled 319,932 carloads, down 1.4 percent compared with the same week last year, and 331,817 intermodal units, down 5.2 percent compared with last year. Total combined weekly rail traffic in North America was 651,749 carloads and intermodal units, down 3.4 percent. North American rail volume for the first 22 weeks of 2022 was 14,815,546 carloads and intermodal units, down 3.7 percent compared with 2021.

Canadian railroads reported 75,646 carloads for the week, down 3.5 percent, and 67,573 intermodal units, down 9.2 percent compared with the same week in 2021. For the first 22 weeks of 2022, Canadian railroads reported a cumulative rail traffic volume of 3,134,201 carloads, containers, and trailers, down 6.1 percent.

Mexican railroads reported 19,012 carloads for the week, up 2.8 percent compared with the same week last year, and 14,005 intermodal units, up 1.2 percent. Cumulative volume on Mexican railroads for the first 22 weeks of 2022 was 813,863 carloads and intermodal containers and trailers, up 3 percent from the same point last year.

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