Table 5-5b Top Mexican Domestic Freight Area Pairs by Mode: 1996

Table 5-5b
Top Mexican Domestic Freight Area Pairs by Mode: 1996

(Thousands of metric tons)

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Mode of transportation Total
Air  
Mexico City, D.F. to Guadalajara, Jal. 6
Mexico City, D.F. to Tijuana, B.C. 5
Mexico City, D.F. to Cancún, Q. Roo. 4
Guadalajara, Jal. to Mexico City, D.F. 4
Mexico City, D.F. to Monterrey, N.L. 4
Pipeline  
U U
Rail  
Nuevo Laredo, Tamps. to Monterrey, N.L. 1,553
Nuevo Laredo, Tamps. to Mexico City, D.F. 1,271
Veracruz, Ver. to Mexico City, D.F. 803
Ciudad Sahagún, Hgo. to Mexico City, D.F. 783
Nuevo Laredo, Tamps. to Guadalajara, Jal. 697
Road  
Mexico City, D.F. to Nuevo Laredo,   Tamps. 12,700
Mexico City, D.F. to Monterrey, N.L. 7,400
Mexico City, D.F. to Guadalajara, Jal. 6,100
Mexico City, D.F. to Veracruz, Ver. 4,700
Mexico City, D.F. to Toluca, Edo. de   Mex. 4,400
Water transport  
Guerrero Negro, B.C.S. to Isla de   Cedros, B.C. 7,400
Pajaritos, Ver. to Tuxpan, Ver. 4,000
Salina Cruz, Oax. to Guaymas, Son. 2,300
Salina Cruz, Oax. to Manzanillo, Col. 2,100
Salina Cruz, Oax. to Lázaro Cárdenas,   Mich. 1,300
Intermodal  
N N

KEY: N = Data are nonexistent. U = Data are unavailable.

NOTES

Data represent one-way flows.

Rail: Figures of 1993, based on allocation studies (See Appendix B).

Road: Figures of 1994, from a survey of motor carrier vehicles on federal roads (See Appendix B).

Water transport: Data represent port to port pairs rather than metropolitan area pairs.

SOURCES

Air: Instituto Mexicano del Transporte based on special tabulation of the Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil. (Sanfandila, Qro.: 1999).

Rail: Instituto Mexicano del Transporte. Evaluación Económica de Mejoras a la Infraestructura del Sistema Nacional Ferroviario, Publicación Técnica No. 82. Estimates included in this document are based on information from the Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México. (Sanfandila, Qro.: 1996).

Road: Instituto Mexicano del Transporte. Special tabulation from Estudio de pesos y dimensiones de los vehculos de carga que circulan en la red nacional de carreteras, 1994. (Sanfandila, Qro.: 1999).

Water transport: Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Coordinación General de Puertos y Marina Mercante. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1997).