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Chemical Rail Traffic Rises Again

1:06 PM MST | December 3, 2009 | Vincent Valk

Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America rose 10.6% during the week ended November 28, to 39,313 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR). U.S. traffic was up 13.2% to 24,306 cars, while Canadian traffic rose 3.9% to 13,781 cars, and Mexican traffic rose 47.5% to 1,226 cars. Traffic in the continent as a whole was down from the prior week's totals. Last week included the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. Overall North American freight rail traffic fell last week by 3.8%, to 328,109 cars. Year-to-date, chemicals sector rail traffic in...

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