Table 3-7: Rail Shipments Terminating in West Virginia

Table 3-7: Rail Shipments Terminating in West Virginia

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Coal 26,322,908 74 23,657,364 67
Metallic ores 2,625,797 7 4,404,733 13
Chemicals 2,202,880 6 2,091,764 6
Primary metal products 1,703,119 5 1,005,022 3
Petroleum 1,073,444 3 1,852,259 5
All other commodities 1,755,076 5 2,141,672 6
West Virginia, total 35,683,224 100 35,152,814 100

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: Jan. 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002; and Railroads and States -1999, Washington, DC: Jan. 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/abouttheindustry/stateinformation.asp as of Mar. 18, 2002.