Association Of American Railroads

By LM Staff · August 4, 2017
Carloads dipped 0.6%, or 6,079 carloads, annually to 1,019,239, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 5.6%, or 55,997 units, to 1,058,354.
By Jeff Berman · July 11, 2017
Volumes and service continue on an upswing
By Jeff Berman · October 7, 2016
Annual declines for both United States rail carload and intermodal volumes remained intact for the month of September and the week ending October 1, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2016
The financial impact of the United States railroad industry on all facets of the nation’s economy cannot even come close to being understated. Association of American Railroad State of the Industry Report.
By LM Staff · August 26, 2011
Carload volume—at 300,521—was up 1.1 percent annually, and it was ahead of the week ending August 13, which hit 292,266 and the week ending August 6 at 287,329.
By Jeff Berman · July 12, 2011
Following flat traffic growth on an annual basis in May, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that both carload and intermodal volumes in June were up compared to the same timeframe last year.
By LM Staff · July 8, 2011
Carload volume—285,943—was up 0.3 percent year-over-year and ahead of the week ending June 25 at 284,562 and behind the week ending June 17 at 294,310.
By Jeff Berman · February 18, 2011
Carload volume at 274,043 was up 6.2 percent compared to last year and ahead of the week ending February 5 at 267,682. But it lagged behind the week ending January 29 which hit 291,147 and the week ending January 22 at 282,837. The AAR said that carload volume was up 21.8 percent in the East and down 2.5 percent out West.
By Jeff Berman · February 11, 2011
Railroad traffic for the week ending February 5 was mixed due to harsh weather conditions impacting certain parts of the country, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · February 10, 2011
Legislation recently introduced by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) vows to reform the Positive Train Control (PTC) regulatory mandate to reduce compliance costs and maintain a safe rail system.
By Jeff Berman · February 10, 2011
Rail volumes in January were up compared to the same period in 2010, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · February 4, 2011
Railroad traffic for the week ending January 22 was up again on an annual basis, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · January 28, 2011
Carload volume at 282,837 was up 1.5 percent compared to the corresponding week last year. This is nearly identical with the week ending January 15, which hit 282,987 carloads.
By Jeff Berman · January 12, 2011
In 2010, carload and intermodal volume rebounded from a trying 2009, but volumes are still below pre-recession levels, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · December 10, 2010
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 4 were up on an annual basis. Carload volume at 303,570 was up 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2009 and were up significantly compared to the 254,121 recorded during Thanksgiving week.

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