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Carloads fell 2.3%, or 24,106, annually to 1,044,563, and Intermodal volumes in September headed up 3.8%, or 39,482 units, to 1,080,444 containers and trailers.

Today is Manufacturing Day and this week's figures from the Institute for Supply Management showed American manufacturing expanded last month at the fastest pace in 13 years, in part because of effects from two major hurricanes.

The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline headed up 0.4 cents to $2.792 per gallon, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week.

U.S. carloads were down 2% annually to 263,200, and intermodal containers and trailers headed up 5.1% to 285,004, which set a new weekly record.

Carloads fell 3.6% to 260,771, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a slight gain, rising 0.9% to 270,003.

The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported earlier this week that the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped 1.6 cents to $2.786 per gallon.

The month of August was a bit of a mixed bag for United States rail carload and intermodal volumes, with carloads down slightly and intermodal having its best volume month ever, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

The case against freight railroad reciprocal switching is alive and well based on a letter from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit libertarian think tank, to leadership at U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.

The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel jumped 15.3 cents to $2.758 per gallon, which is its highest level since checking in at $2.782 the week of July 20, 2015.

Carloads increased 1% annually to 272,153, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 3.6% annually at 279,623.

Following its first decline in seven weeks last week, the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline resumed its growth path, rising 0.2 cents to $2.605 per gallon.

Carloads rose 0.3% to 268,364, and intermodal containers and units were up 5.1% annually to 280,426.

With a 1.7-cent increase, the average price per gallon is now at $2.598 and is up 28.8 cents compared to the same week last year.

Carloads increased 1.9% to 273,199, and intermodal containers and trailers headed up 6.8% annually to 281,623.

With a 5-cent increase, the average price per gallon is now at $2.581 and is up 26.5 cents compared to the same week last year.




 

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