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Chemicals sector rail traffic declines 3.6%

3:04 PM MST | February 27, 2014 | Vincent Valk

Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 3.6% year-on-year (YOY) during the week ended 22 February, to 41,648 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR; Washington). US traffic declined 0.5%, to 29,859 cars. Canadian traffic was down 10.7%, to 10,416 cars, while Mexican traffic fell 10.3%, to 1,373 cars. Traffic rose from the prior week’s totals. Overall, North America freight rail carloads declined 1.2% year-on-year (YOY) during the week ended 22 February, to 367,933 cars, AAR says. Year-to-date, the North American chemicals...

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