Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Connecticut

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in Connecticut

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Nonmetallic minerals 975,939 70.5 833,325 53.9
Waste and scrap materials 302,160 21.8 546,960 35.4
Chemicals 85,520 6.2 88,120 5.7
Primary metal products 7,800 0.6 29,900 1.9
Glass and stone 7,840 0.6 U U
All other 5,200 0.4 47,200 3.1
Connecticut, total 1,384,459 100.0 1,545,505 100.0

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Includes the five largest commodities (by tonnage terminated or originated) of the 38 two-digit Standard Transportation Commodity Code groupings plus all others for state total. Includes intrastate shipments.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States-2000, Washington, DC: January 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002; and Railroads and States -1999, Washington, DC: January 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002.