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Carloads, at 1,386,026, increased 3.8%, or 50,335 carloads, compared to August 2017, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 1,442,920, headed up 5.1%, or 70,198 units, annually. AAR said that total U.S. carload and intermodal originations, at 2,828,946, were up 4.5%, or 120,533 carloads and intermodal units, annually.

Carloads, at 275,334, were up 1.8% annually, which trailed the week ending August 18 at 278,701 and topped the week ending August 11 at 271,718.

Carloads, at 271,718, were up 1.8% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers increased 3.8% annually to 285,169.

Carloads, at 279,907, saw a 3% annual increase, and intermodal units headed up 5.4% to 291,088.

The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped 0.3 cents this week to $3.223 per gallon, according to data issued by the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Rail carloads were up 3.5%, or 35,208 carloads, to 1,048,293, and intermodal trailers and containers rose 6.9%, or 71,782 units, to 1,108,142.

This comes on the heels of 1.9-cent and 0.4-cents decreases, respectively, over the previous two weeks.

Carloads, at 265,338, were up 3.8% annually, which trailed the 271,201 for the week ending July 14 and the 240,154 carloads for the week ending July 7, which was likely impacted by the July 4 holiday.

With a 1.9 cent decrease, the average price per gallon is now $3.220. This follows a 0.4 cent decrease last week. Prior to the last two weeks of declines, the national diesel average was up 0.7 cents and 2.0 cents, respectively.

This was ahead of the 240,154 carloads for the week ending July 7, which was likely impacted by the July 4 holiday and ahead of the week ending June 30 at 270,916.

Falling 0.4 cents, this week’s average is $3.239 per gallon. The previous two weeks saw gains of 0.7 cents and 2.0 cents, respectively.

Rail carloads, at 240,514, were up 5.4% annually, which is below the week ending June 30 at 270,916 and the week ending June 23 at 268,464.

With a 0.7-cent increase, the national diesel average now stands at $3.243. This follows a 2.0-cent increase from last week.

U.S. rail carloads headed up 2.0%, or 21,098 carloads, to 1,080,769, and U.S. intermodal containers and trailers in June were up 6.3%, or 68,689 units, at 1,159,973.

Carloads, at 268,464, were up 2.5% annually, but were below the 267,748 recorded for the week ending June 16 and the 271,641 recorded for the week ending June 9.




 

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