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North American Rail Traffic Down for Week Ended September 12, 2009

2:51 PM MDT | September 17, 2009 | Vincent Valk

Chemical rail traffic in North America was down 8.5% year-on-year last week, to 38,490 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR). U.S. traffic declined 9.1% year-on-year for the same week, to 25,231 cars. Both figures were sequential declines from the prior week's totals. Last Monday, September 7, was the Labor Day holiday in the U.S., however, that same holiday fell on September 1 in 2008. Traffic in Canada fell 11.4% year on year, to 11,976 cars, while Mexican traffic was up 63.9% to 1,283 cars, AAR says. Year-to-date, North American...

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