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Table 2-11 Number of Incoming Trucks, Trains, and Loaded Containers Crossing the U.S-Mexico and U.S-Canada Borders: 2000, 2005, and 2010-2014

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  2000 2005 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Canadian Border              
Trucks 7,048 6,784 5,444 5,490 5,624 5,649 5,802
Loaded Truck Containers 5,335 5,819 4,171 4,049 4,069 4,083 4,145
Trains 33 33 26 27 29 29 29
Loaded Rail Containers 1,215 1,458 1,209 1,288 1,432 1,534 1,575
Mexican Border              
Trucks 4,526 4,676 4,743 4,868 5,104 5,195 5,415
Loaded Truck Containers 2,350 3,031 3,174 3,277 3,460 3,499 3,779
Trains 7 9 8 8 9 9 10
Loaded Rail Containers 266 336 318 359 400 442 474

NOTE: Trains include both passenger and freight trains.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, available at http://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_BC/TB... as of July 2015.