(Source: Railway Age, March 15, 2023)
Through the first 10 weeks of 2023 (ending March 11), total North American carload and intermodal traffic dipped 2.9% from same point last year, according to the Association of American Railroads’ (AAR) March 15 report. Both Canada and Mexico saw increases, while the U.S. experienced a decline. According to the AAR, for the week ending March 11, 2023, U.S. Class I railroads hauled a total of 458,629 carloads and intermodal units, falling 7.6% from the same week in 2022.
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