for the week ending October 21 were 268,943 carloads
, up 0.
information included in this release presents both January 2013 and January 2012 on a consistent basis for these changes.
These decreases were partially offset by a 1,729 carload
increase in metallic ores traffic primarily due to a new iron ore contract in GWI's Australia Region.
Excluding 335 carloads
from HAL and 2,657 carloads
from CCH, same-railroad traffic in the fourth quarter of 2012 through November decreased 12,488 carloads
, or 7.
G&Ws traffic in September 2016 was 244,796 carloads
, a decrease of 9,498 carloads
, or 3.
railroads originating 299,943 carloads
for the week ending Aug.
GWI's traffic in October 2012 was 80,241 carloads
, a decrease of 4,090 carloads
, or 4.
The recovery in rail operators' ability to hike prices is continuing apace with the carload
market and intermodal--both trending in a direction that will soon challenge shippers.
and intermodal rail traffic ended the past year on a high note, up 2.
The term carload
represents physical railcars and estimated railcar equivalents of commodities for which G&W is paid on a metric ton or other measure to move freight, as well as intermodal units.
and intermodal volumes falling, it's not surprising that data issued by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) showed annual 2016 volume declines for each segment.
Effective Monday, August 27th, 2012 Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) will post its weekly AAR carload
report on Monday of each week, no later than 1 pm EST, moving the release date up from Thursday.
in 2016, it's fair to say that weekly volume readings continue to remain on a downward trajectory, depending on type of carload
commodity, said FTR partner Larry Gross at his firm's annual transportation conference last month.
Eight of the 10 carload
commodity groups posted increases compared with the same week in 2013, including grain with 25,819 carloads
, up 25.
Over the same time periods, carload
rail service prices have dropped 2.