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%.Read more
Pulp and paper volume through 44 weeks of 2010 at 407,883 carloads was 1.1% higher than in 2009.
US pulp and paper freight for the week was up 6.1% and Canadian volume was 12.2% higher.
North American lumber and wood products rail freight at 4,445 carloads for the week rose 12%. Year-to-date volume at 207,704 carloads was 8.4% higher than 2009, AAR showed.Read more
US pulp and paper freight in the week ending Oct. 16 was 5% higher and Canada showed a 12.9% increase. Mexican freight was up 15.2%.
North American lumber and wood products freight for the week at 4,195 carloads was 9.2% above last year and through 41 weeks at 193,997 carloads was 8.6% higher.Read more