IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: North America :: Canada

Chemical Rail Traffic Rises 16.1%

2:06 PM MDT | June 17, 2010 | Vincent Valk

Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America rose 16.1% year-on-year last week, to 43,268 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR; Washington). U.S. traffic was up 13.1%, to 28,598 cars. Canadian traffic rose 24.2%, to 13,485 cars, while Mexican traffic rose 6.6%, to 1,185 cars. U.S. and Mexican traffic rose from the prior week's totals, though Canadian traffic fell slightly. Overall, North American freight rail traffic rose 14% year-on-year last week, to 377,784 cars. U.S. traffic rose 10.5%, to 288,973 cars, though it was down 10% from...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa