U.S. Rail Traffic for the week ending September 10, 2022

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending September 10, 2022.

For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 464,261 carloads and intermodal units, down 0.9 percent compared with the same week last year.

Total carloads for the week ending September 10 were 223,384 carloads, down 0.2 percent compared with the same week in 2021, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 240,877 containers and trailers, down 1.7 percent compared to 2021.

Five of the 10 carload commodity groups posted an increase compared with the same week in 2021. They included motor vehicles and parts, up 3,251 carloads, to 13,373; grain, up 1,495 carloads, to 18,214; and farm products excl. grain, and food, up 720 carloads, to 15,695. Commodity groups that posted decreases compared with the same week in 2021 included metallic ores and metals, down 2,451 carloads, to 19,937; coal, down 2,432 carloads, to 67,492; and miscellaneous carloads, down 1,595 carloads, to 8,265.

For the first 36 weeks of 2022, U.S. railroads reported a cumulative volume of 8,314,096 carloads, up 0.2 percent from the same point last year; and 9,489,127 intermodal units, down 5.1 percent from last year. Total combined U.S. traffic for the first 36 weeks of 2022 was 17,803,223 carloads and intermodal units, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to last year.

North American rail volume for the week ending September 10, 2022, on 12 reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads totaled 321,989 carloads, up 2 percent compared with the same week last year, and 323,856 intermodal units, up 1 percent compared with last year. Total combined weekly rail traffic in North America was 645,845 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.5 percent. North American rail volume for the first 36 weeks of 2022 was 24,341,405 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.4 percent compared with 2021.

Canadian railroads reported 76,704 carloads for the week, up 3.7 percent, and 67,703 intermodal units, up 7.9 percent compared with the same week in 2021. For the first 36 weeks of 2022, Canadian railroads reported a cumulative rail traffic volume of 5,195,334 carloads, containers, and trailers, down 2.5 percent.

Mexican railroads reported 21,901 carloads for the week, up 21.8 percent compared with the same week last year, and 15,276 intermodal units, up 18.1 percent. Cumulative volume on Mexican railroads for the first 36 weeks of 2022 was 1,342,848 carloads and intermodal containers and trailers, up 1.7 percent from the same point last year.

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