Rail Freight: Revenue Ton-Miles

Rail Freight: Revenue Ton-Miles

Rail Carloadings, Revenue Ton-Miles (quarterly data)

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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 2004 Quarter 2 2005 Quarter 2
Total ton-miles (billions) 410 418
Percent change from same quarter previous year 8.07 1.95

2004 data are preliminary.

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

SOURCE: 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, available at http://www.stb.dot.gov/, as of September 2005 .