Tag: Association of American Railroads

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Aggregate rail volumes up 8 percent

April 9, 2018By

Rail carloads of crushed stone, sand and gravel were up last month over March 2017, the Association of American Railroads reports.

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Rail shipments of aggregate up in January 2018

February 11, 2018By

U.S. railroads originated more carloads of crushed stone, sand and gravel this January compared to January 2017

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Freight rail traffic up in 2017, aggregate rail volume up in December

January 5, 2018By

Total U.S. carload traffic for 2017 was 13,478,126 carloads, up 2.9 percent from 2016. Carloads of aggregate climbed 23.1 percent in December.

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Aggregate a contributor to rail’s record-setting 2017 pace

December 8, 2017By

Intermodal rail traffic remains on pace to set an annual record in 2017, with strong gains in November, according to the Association of American Railroads.

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Rail traffic up for aggregate materials in May 2017

June 12, 2017By

Rail traffic of aggregate materials increased in May 2017 when compared with May 2016, according to the Association of American Railroads.

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