Genesee & Wyoming pulp and paper rail freight up 3.7% in 2Q 2014 from year ago

By James McLaren Mon, Jul 14, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, July 14, 2014 (RISI) -Regional carrier Genesee & Wyoming reported its North American pulp and paper railroad freight in second quarter was 3.7% higher than a year earlier at 42,916 carloads.

Lumber and forest products volume was up 2.3% to 35,296 carloads.

Pulp and paper freight in June was up 1.5% and lumber/forest products rose 5.2%, the company showed.

Total railcars in the quarter were 8.2% higher with a 24.7% gain in agricultural products and a 14.2% rise in minerals and stone.

Source: Genesee & Wyoming

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