This statistic represents railway carloadings in Canada in 2020, with a breakdown by commodity. Canadian railroads transported over 56.3 million metric tons of iron ores and concentrates and 33.5 million metric tons of coal products in that year.
Canadian railway carloadings in 2020, by type
(in million metric tons)
Carloadings in million metric tons
Iron ores and concentrates
Fuel oils and crude petroleum
Gaseous hydrocarbons including liquid petroleum gas (LPG's)
Other basic chemicals
Other cereal grains
Fresh chilled or dried vegetables
Other wood products (plywood veneer)
Animal feed and products
Animal or vegetable fats oils and flours
Plastic and rubber
Other refined petroleum and coal products
Fertilizers (excluding potash)
Iron and steel primary or semi-finished
Other oil seeds and nuts, other agricultural product
Metallic waste and scrap
Other metallic ores and concentrates
Total intermodal traffic received from US connections
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StatCan. (April 8, 2021). Canadian railway carloadings in 2020, by type (in million metric tons) [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved May 28, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/424843/railway-carloadings-by-type-in-canada/
StatCan. "Canadian railway carloadings in 2020, by type (in million metric tons)." Chart. April 8, 2021. Statista. Accessed May 28, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/424843/railway-carloadings-by-type-in-canada/
StatCan. (2021). Canadian railway carloadings in 2020, by type (in million metric tons). Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: May 28, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/424843/railway-carloadings-by-type-in-canada/
StatCan. "Canadian Railway Carloadings in 2020, by Type (in Million Metric Tons)." Statista, Statista Inc., 8 Apr 2021, https://www.statista.com/statistics/424843/railway-carloadings-by-type-in-canada/
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