AAR notes weekly growth in North American rail traffic

09/8/2011 | Journal of Commerce, The

The volume of freight shipments carried by North American Class I's and regional railroads increased by 1.4% in the seven-day period through Sept. 3 despite Hurricane Irene, according to the Association of American Railroads. For the week, 397,320 rail carloads originated at North American freight railroads, up 5,467 shipments compared with the previous week.

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