Volume of 9,962 carloads in the week brought year-to-date carloads to 436,209, up 1.4% from the same 47-week period of 2009.
US pulp and paper freight in the week was 9.7% higher and Canada was up 6.6%. Mexican freight volume in the week almost doubled to 55 carloads and year-to-date was down 12.3%.
North American lumber and wood products rail freight at 3,804 carloads in the week was 3.1% higher and through 47 weeks of 2010 at 220,711 carloads was 8.4% higher.
Primary forest products carloads were down 13.6% in the week and up 3.4% year-to-date.