(Source: Railway Age, March 22, 2023)
U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 18 (Week 11) dipped 9.4% from the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported March 22. U.S. Class I railroads hauled a total of 453,500 carloads and intermodal units, comprising 227,454 carloads, down 2.7%, and 226,046 containers and trailers, down 15.2% compared to 2022. In the first 11 weeks of 2023, intermodal traffic is down 9.6% compared to the same period in 2022.
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