Railway carloadings by type - Canada 2018

This statistic represents railway carloadings in Canada in 2018, with a breakdown by commodity. Canadian railroads transported over 55.6 million metric tons of iron ores and concentrates and 34.6 million metric tons of coal products in that year.

Canadian railway carloadings in 2018, by type

Carloadings in million metric tons
Iron ores and concentrates 55.62
Coal 34.61
Wheat 23.2
Potash 22.53
Fuel oils and crude petroleum 18.84
Lumber 11.2
Colza seeds (canola) 10.56
Gaseous hydrocarbons including liquid petroleum gas (LPG's)7.7
Other basic chemicals 7.59
Wood pulp 6.91
Other cereal grains 6.47
Other metallic ores and concentrates 6.36
Other wood products (plywood veneer)5.72
Iron and steel primary or semi-finished4.9
Animal or vegetable fats oils and flours4.79
Animal feed and products 4.78
Plastic and rubber 4.4
Sulphur 4.1
Other refined petroleum and coal products 4.06
Alumina 4.02
Fertilizers (excluding potash) 3.94
Fresh chilled or dried vegetables3.91
Metallic waste and scrap 3.68
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 3.53
Sand gravel and crushed stone3.46
Other oil seeds and nuts other agricultural product 3.34
Cement 3.16
Coal coke and petroleum coke 2.82
Aluminum primary or semi-finished 2.76
Other chemical products and preparations 2.75
Sulphuric acid 2.28
Automobiles and mini-vans 2.24
Paper and paperboard except printed products2.24
Gypsum 2.23
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

The values have been rounded.

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