RAIL FREIGHT

RAIL FREIGHT

Rail Carloadings- Revenue Ton-Miles (quarterly data, not seasonally adjusted)

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The top commodity in U.S. rail carloadings is coal (Association of American Railroads, Weekly Railroad Traffic).

Rail Freight Revenue Ton Miles Q4 99 Q4 00
Total (billions)  373   361
Rail freight revenue ton miles Percent change from same quarter previous year 6.49 -3.06

NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

SOURCES: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Revenues, Expenses, and Income. Class 1 Railroads in the United States, R&E Series, and Surface Transportation Board, Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis and Administration at: http://www.stb.dot.gov.