Rail carloads fell 0.2% in April, the first year-on-year decline in 14 months, following 10%...

|By:, SA News Editor

Rail carloads fell 0.2% in April, the first year-on-year decline in 14 months, following 10% growth rates as recently as December. "Rail traffic deserves a close watch over the next several months because it’s a useful gauge of the strength of the economy," AAR's John Gray says.