Rail Traffic Continues to Reflect Economic Expansion

May.28.10 | About: iShares Transportation (IYT)

Rail traffic continued to rise in the most recent week, but rose at a slower pace. According to the AAR total containers rose 14.4% to 182,459 total units. Trailers rose 3.9% . Total freight traffic 10.6% to 288,114 carloads. Intermodal traffic jumped 12.7% to 215,118 (click to enlarge).

rails3 RAIL TRAFFIC CONTINUES TO REFLECT ECONOMIC EXPANSIONClick to enlarge

Source: AAR