Table 5-4a Top Canadian Domestic Freight Interprovincial Pairs by Mode: 1996

Table 5-4a
Top Canadian Domestic Freight Interprovincial Pairs by Mode: 1996

(Thousands of metric tons)

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Mode of transportation Total
Air  
N N
Pipeline  
N N
Rail  
Alberta to British Columbia 29,335
Newfoundland to Québec 20,875
Saskatchewan to British Columbia 12,890
Saskatchewan to Ontario 8,249
Ontario to Québec 4,677
Road  
Ontario to Québec 7,002
Québec to Ontario 6,845
Alberta to British Columbia 3,048
British Columbia to Alberta 2,060
Alberta to Saskatchewan 1,781
Water transport  
Ontario to Québec 6,187
Québec to Ontario 5,963
Nova Scotia to Newfoundland 810
Nova Scotia to Québec 745
Nova Scotia to New Brunswick 680
Intermodal  
N N

KEY: N = Data are nonexistent.

NOTE: Data represent one-way flows.

SOURCES

Rail: Transport Canada. Economic Analysis Directorate. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998). (Rail data adapted by Transport Canada from Statistics Canada sources.)

Road: Statistics Canada. Transportation Division. Special for-hire trucking tabulations for Transport Canada. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).

Water transport: Transport Canada. Economic Analysis Directorate. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998). (Tabulations derived from Statistics Canada's Marine Database.)