TABLE 23 Average Loaded U.S. Railcar Weight: 1991--2001

TABLE 23 Average Loaded U.S. Railcar Weight: 1991--2001

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Tons per carload 66 66 64 63 65 67 63 64 63 63 64

NOTE: Average railcar weight is total tons transported divided by total carloads transported.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: 2001 and 2002 issues).