US freight in the week was up 13%, Canada up by 0.1% and Mexico 37% higher.
North American lumber and wood products rail freight for the week was up 8.3% to 4,958 carloads and through seven week of 2011 at 32,803 carloads was 4.6% above 2010 levels.Read more
US pulp and paper freight was 13.9% higher in the week, Canada was up 1.1% and Mexico rose 57.1%, AAR showed.
North American lumber and wood products freight was up 3.4% in the week to 4,696 carloads and year-to-date was 4% higher to 27,845 carloads.Read more
US pulp and paper volume in the week was up 11.4% to 6,122 carloads, Canada was 6.2% higher to 3,741 carloads and Mexico surged over 300% from a year ago to 61 carloads.Read more