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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...

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