Railroad Traffic Tag

Railroad Carloads Up The Most Since Early 2012

03 Dec, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

Railroad carloads traffic is a good ”real” indicator of economic activity in the United States. The one-year moving sum of total carloads oscillated between about 320,000 units to 350,000 units from 1989 to 2008. Since 2008, however, has been between about 260,000 units to 290,000...

US Railraod Traffic Remains At Depressed Levels

06 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

One of the more striking, and under reported, trend changes in the US economy since the Great Recession has been the decline in railraod carload trafffic. The chart below shows the four-week moving average and one-year moving average total carload traffic....