Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in New York

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in New York

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Waste and scrap material 1,943,012 18.6 2,276,940 23.1
Chemicals 1,901,332 18.2 1,985,916 20.1
Transportation equipment 895,487 8.6 930,215 9.4
Food products 759,752 7.3 727,576 7.4
Petroleum U U 691,916 7.0
Nonmetallic minerals 970,646 9.3 U U
All other commodities 3,998,026 38.2 3,248,311 32.9
New York, total 10,468,255 100.0 9,860,874 100.0

KEY FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: 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.

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.