Canada - growth of carloads by type 2017/2018

This statistic shows the evolution of Canadian rail freight traffic in 2018, compared with 2017 and broken down by commodity. Between 2017 and 2018, the number of grain carloads hauled by Canadian railways increased by 3.1 percent.

Change in number of carloads hauled by Canadian railways* in 2018, by type

Change in number of carloads
Other-6.4%
Farm products **-3.1%
Nonmetallic minerals-1.8%
Forest products-1.8%
Motor vehicles and parts0.7%
Grain3.1%
Metallic ores and metals3.8%
Chemicals5.3%
Coal5.4%
Petroleum and petroleum
products
23%
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2017 and 2018

Supplementary notes

* Includes U.S. operations of Canadian National and Canadian Pacific.
** The value does not include grain and food figures.

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