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Genesee & Wyoming November carloads increased 3.7%

Staff Writer | December 9, 2016
Genesee & Wyoming traffic in November 2016 was 247,470 carloads, an increase of 8,856 carloads, or 3.7%, compared with November 2015.
Genesee & Wyoming
Transportation   An increase of 8,856 carloads
The carloadings do not include shipments from the Providence and Worcester Railroad Company, which was acquired and held in a voting trust on November 1, 2016.

G&W’s traffic in the fourth quarter of 2016 through November was 492,814 carloads, a decrease of 3,009 carloads, or 0.6%, compared with the fourth quarter of 2015 through November.

North American Operations: Traffic in November 2016 was 133,689 carloads, an increase of 7.6% compared with November 2015. The increase was primarily due to increased coal & coke, agricultural products and metals traffic.

Australian Operations: Traffic in November 2016 was 15,036 carloads, a decrease of 7.1% compared with November 2015. The decrease was primarily due to decreased agricultural products traffic, partially offset by increased metallic ores traffic.

U.K./European Operations: Traffic in November 2016 was 98,745 carloads, an increase of 0.5% compared with November 2015.