Rail transport in North America is record-high in August: according to the American Railways Association (AAR), in August the volume of US rail transport increased in record levels, while wagon shipments and intermodal traffic increased year-on-year.
In August, intermodal traffic of US railways was recorded as 4,4 trailers and containers with an annual 1.031.179 increase. In August, the weekly average traffic of railways in the country reached the highest August level with 257.795 trailers and containers. In August, total wagon shipments were recorded as 0,5 units with an annual 1.178.619 increase.
“Intermodal traffic on both US and Canadian railways was at record levels in August,” said John T. Gray, vice president of AAR. We can see new records in September and October depending on the season. " made his comment.
During the first 2013 week of 35, US railways produced a total of 1,1 wagons with a yearly 9.780.154 decrease. In the said period, the total traffic of US railways was recorded as 3,6 trailers and containers with an increase of 8.520.242 compared to the same period of 2012.
During the period in question, 1,3 wagons were loaded on the Canadian railways with an annual increase of% 2.721.212, while the total intermodal traffic of Canadian railways increased by 4,1 annually and became the 1.180.165 trailer and container. During the period in question, the total intermodal traffic of the Mexican railways was recorded as 2012 trailers and containers with an increase of 1,5 by 346.150 compared to the same period of the 35 year.
In the said period, the total traffic of North American railways was recorded as 3,6 trailer and container with the annual 10.726.557 increase. During the first 35 week of the year, 0,2 wagons were loaded from North American railways with a yearly 13.041.358 decrease.
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