U.S. rail traffic gained ground in the week ending Aug. 2, 2014, effectively wrapping up a solid month of gains, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 7.
U.S. freight carload volume for the latest week rose 5.6 percent measured against the comparable week in 2013, while U.S. intermodal volume continued to flex muscle, up 6 percent over the year-ago week. Total U.S. rail traffic for the week was, up 5.8 percent compared with the same week last year.
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