Weekly pulp and paper freight declined 3.3% in the US and dropped 18.7% in Canada. Mexican freight fell 12%.
North American lumber and wood products rail freight rose 15% in the week and was 9.5% higher year-to-date.
Primary forest products volume rose 4.4% in the week and was down 3.9% year-to-date.Read more
US pulp and paper traffic in the week was down 5.2%, Canada dropped 9.2% and Mexico was 15.4% higher.
North American lumber and wood products freight for the week surged 19.4% to 5,171 carloads and year-to-date was 9.3% higher to 216,604 carloads, AAR showed.Read more
The official groundbreaking 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at the Terrell Airport Business Park. Texas Agricultural Commissioner Todd Staples will be the guest speaker.Read more