IHS Chemical Week

Services :: Distribution

Chemical Sector Rail Traffic Rises 21.9%

5:16 PM MDT | July 8, 2010 | Vincent Valk

Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America rose 21.9% year-on-year last week, to 44,811 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR; Washington). U.S. traffic was up 22.5% to 30,536 cars. Canadian traffic rose 23.3% to 13,237 cars, while Mexican traffic fell 5% to 1,038 cars. Traffic generally rose from the prior week's totals. Overall, North American freight rail traffic rose 19.4% year-on-year last week, to 369,682 cars. Year-to-date, the North American chemicals sector has seen 1,156,033 cars of rail traffic, up 16.7% from 2009...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




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