Rail Week Ending 11 July 2015: Back to Contraction
Econintersect: Week 27 of 2015 shows same week total rail traffic (from same week one year ago) contracted after expanding last week according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR) traffic data. Intermodal traffic expanded year-over-year, which accounts for approximately half of movements – but weekly railcar counts continued in contraction.
Rate of growth still declining:
Slow steady growth continues, but no sign of acceleration yet: