Rail News - North American Transborder Freight Moved By Rail Rose In July. For Railroad Career Professionals
The volume of freight moved by rail between the United States, Canada and Mexico in July was worth $15.7 billion, a 21.8% year-over-year increase and a 6% percent increase compared with July 2019’s level, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Rail, the second-most used mode of freight transportation, moved 14.1% of all transborder freight by value in July. By border, freight moved by rail between the United States and Canada in July was worth $9 billion, while freight moved by rail between the United States and Mexico was worth $6.7 billion.