Rail intermodal traffic consists of units of trailers and containers. Increases in rail intermodal traffic have been in the number of container units.
|Rail Intermodal Traffic, U.S. and Canada||Week 44-00||Week 44-01|
|U.S. rail intermodal traffic percent change from same week previous year||0.45||-1.87|
|Canada rail intermodal traffic percent change from same week previous year||13.31||4.72|
NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
Traffic of Canadian railroads reflect their Canadian and U.S. operations, and the operations of their subsidiaries. U.S. traffic reflects the U.S. and Canadian operations of U.S. railroads.
SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Policy and Communication Department, Weekly Railroad Traffic, Intermodal Traffic, Washington, DC.