Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in New Jersey

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in New Jersey

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Mixed freight 3,102,464 33.8 4,258,320 37.4
Waste and scrap material 994,684 10.8 1,329,909 11.7
Petroleum 1,195,744 13.0 1,242,864 10.9
Chemicals 923,320 10.1 931,956 8.2
Empty trailers and containers 583,900 6.4 776,120 6.8
All other commodities 2,371,116 25.9 2,856,352 25.1
New Jersey, total 9,171,228 100.0 11,395,521 100.0

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.

SOURCES 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.