IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: North America :: Mexico

Chemicals Sector Rail Traffic Rises 9.5%

3:54 PM MDT | July 22, 2010 | Vincent Valk

Chemicals sector rail traffic rose 9.5% year-on-year last week, to 43,888 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR; Washington). U.S. traffic was up 8.2%, to 29,515 cars. Canadian traffic rose 15.1%, to 13,193 cars, while Mexican traffic fell 12.1%, to 1,180 cars. Traffic rose from the prior week, which included the Independence Day holiday in the U.S. Overall, North American fright rail traffic rose 8% year-on-year last week, to 365,096 cars. U.S. traffic totaled 282,199 cars, a 5.5% rise from 2009. However, overall traffic in the U.S...

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 subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 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


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © 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