Thursday, July 31, 2014

Railroad Ten-Year Trends available from the AAR

Written by  William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
Now available from the Association of American Railroads is the latest edition of Railroad Ten-Year Trends, which contains a variety of railroad-related data for the years 2003-2012. More than 60 pages of the publication also have preliminary data for 2013.

Railroad Ten-Year Trends provides tables and graphs that present an economic overview of the U.S. freight railroad industry, including Class I industry performance, traffic, financial statistics, employment, plant and equipment, and operations. In addition, the publication includes selected information on regional and local railroads, and lists all U.S. freight railroads as well as Mexican and Canadian railroads and offers profiles of rail-related organizations. It also features a brief glossary of commonly used railroad terms.

Downloadable copies of Railroad Ten-Year Trends are available for $95 for non-members and free for AAR members. Paper copies are available for $125 for non-members and $50 for AAR members. Domestic shipping and handling fees are $5.00 per order for paper copies. To order copies of the book, visit the AAR web site at https://www.aar.org/Pages/allproducts.aspx.