TABLE 13-6 U.S. Railroad Freight Carloads and Tonnage: 1993-2003

TABLE 13-6 U.S. Railroad Freight Carloads and Tonnage: 1993-2003

Millions

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Tons 1,397 1,470 1,550 1,611 1,585 1,649 1,717 1,738 1,742 1,767 1,799
Carloads (number) 21.7 23.2 23.7 24.2 25.0 25.7 27.1 27.8 27.2 27.9 28.9

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts 2004 (Washington, DC: 2004), pp. 24 and 28.