Total rail traffic declined 7.1% from 2018 in week ending October 5
(Source: Freight Waves, October 9, 2019)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Carloads on the railroads remained under water in the first week of the fourth quarter 2019, which ended on October 5. Total traffic on U.S. railroads declined 7.1% to 515,061 carloads compared to the same week in 2018 according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR). A weaker industrial economy, loose truckload (TL) capacity and lower bulk loadings have been the primary culprits.
Full story: Freight Waves
Thursday, October 10, 2019
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