North American railroads - revenue ton-miles (RTM) 2018

The statistic illustrates the leading North American railroads in 2018, ranked by revenue ton-miles. In that year, Union Pacific was ranked second with almost 474 billion ton-miles of freight transported.

Leading North American railroads in 2018, based on revenue ton-miles

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North America

Survey time period

FY 2018

Supplementary notes

Revenue ton-miles is calculated by multiplying the weight in tons of the shipment being transported by the miles that it is transported.
The values have been rounded.
To extract the data select the railroad company's name.
The values for Canadian National and Canadian Pacific were taken from the company annual reports.

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