Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in West Virginia

Table 3-8: Rail Shipments Originating in West Virginia

(Short tons)

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Commodity 1999 Percent of total 2000 Percent of total
Coal 115,891,838 93 114,146,314 95
Nonmetallic minerals 2,675,840 2 2,637,172 2
Metallic ores 2,600,694 2 U U
Chemicals 1,872,152 2 2,055,040 2
Glass and stone 460,664 <1 508,276 <1
Primary metal products U U 358,300 <1
All other commodities 1,002,032 1 821,552 1
West Virginia, total 124,503,220 100 120,526,654 100

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.