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Petroleum and Petroleum Product Rail Carloads Down for Week and Year: AAR

by Clifton Linton, Editor, Energy Transport Insider

Petroleum related rail traffic fell 26.5% from the same week a year prior, the Association of American Railroads reported this morning.

In the week ending Sept. 10 US petroleum and petroleum related traffic stood at 10,452 carloads. Through the first 36 weeks of the year, cumulative carloads were down 22.3%.

Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 482,894 carloads and intermodal units, down 5.4 percent compared with the same week last year.

In Canada, petroleum and petroleum related product traffic, at 5,740 carloads, was down 28.5% from ...

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