Association of American Railroads

Association of American Railroads

Intermodal traffic on North American railroads is up 6.0 percent so far this year.
25 Jul 2014
Total rail traffic on North American railroads broke the 11-million-carload mark this week, posting year-to-date gains of 3 percent compared with 2013.
Intermodal volume on U.S. railroads is up 5.8 percent year-over-year in the first 24 weeks of 2014.
19 Jun 2014
The volume of intermodal units traveling on U.S. railroads last week was the highest ever seen, the Association of American Railroads reports.
North American intermodal traffic is up 5.3 percent so far this year on reporting railroads. Source: AAR.
23 May 2014
The volumes of both carloads and intermodal units on railroads in North America continued their upward trend in mid-May, according to the Association of American Railroads.
25 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. rail industry and the nation’s largest shipper group today presented to the Surface Transportation Board widely disparate scenarios about what would happen if the rail regulatory agency mandated reciprocal switching for certain railroad customers.
North American rail volumes through September 28, 2013. Source: Association of American Railroads
04 Oct 2013
North American intermodal volume for the week ending Sept. 28 was up 3.4 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. This marked three months of increases, with the most recent week of decline being June 29.
Union Pacific train.
18 Sep 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report on the implementation of positive train control systems, which recommended that Congress...
U.S. rail volumes through September 7, 2013. Source: Association of American Railroads
12 Sep 2013
U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending Sept. 7 climbed 6.7 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. This was the tenth straight yearly increase, and the steepest incline since the week of March 2.
North American rail volumes through August 17, 2013. Source: Association of American Railroads
22 Aug 2013
North American intermodal volume for the week ending Aug. 17 increased 3.6 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. This was the seventh straight yearly increase, and volume reached its highest level in 46 weeks.
U.S. rail volumes through August 10, 2013. Source: Association of American Railroads
16 Aug 2013
U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending Aug. 10 saw a 6.1 percent increase year-over-year , according to the Association of American Railroads. In two weeks, the growth has accelerated by almost 4 percentage points from 2.4 percent growth in the week of July 27.
Genesee & Wyoming traffic. Source: Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
13 Aug 2013
Genesee & Wyoming, a major owner of short line and regional railroads in North America with significant operations in Australia as well, saw more positive results in July, with its traffic increasing month-to-month, year-over-year, and pro forma from volume before the Rail America acquisition. Its 2013 numbers, when compared to 2012, show extremely large increases because of its acquisition of RailAmerica. However, July 2013’s volume still was higher than the combined total of G&W and RailAmerica’s separate numbers for July 2012 by 8.8 percent.
U.S. rail volumes through Aug. 3. Source: Association of American Railroads.
09 Aug 2013
U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending Aug. 3 grew roughly 5 percent year-over-year, its fifth consecutive week of increases, totaling 255,024 trailers and containers...
U.S. rail volumes through July 27, 2013. Source: Association of American Railroads
01 Aug 2013
U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending July 27 grew year-over-year for the fourth consecutive week, totaling 256,379 trailers and containers, according to the Association of American Railroads. The last streak of growth in this lane lasted 12 weeks, prior to a decline in the week of June 29.