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Genesee & Wyoming traffic fell 0.4% in August 2016

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Genesee & Wyoming
Transportation   North American operations decreased of 2.8%

Genesee & Wyoming’s traffic in August 2016 was 252,068 carloads, a decrease of 887 carloads, or 0.4%, compared with August 2015.

G&W’s traffic in the third quarter of 2016 through August was 495,018 carloads, a decrease of 23,338 carloads, or 4.5%, compared with the third quarter of 2015 through August.

North American Operations: Traffic in August 2016 was 138,530 carloads, a decrease of 2.8% compared with August 2015. The decrease was primarily due to reduced coal & coke traffic.

Australian Operations: Traffic in August 2016 was 14,349 carloads, a decrease of 11.6% compared with August 2015. The decrease was primarily due to reduced agricultural products traffic.

U.K./European Operations: Traffic in August 2016 was 99,189 carloads, an increase of 5.3% compared with August 2015. The increase was primarily due to increased intermodal and minerals & stone traffic, partially offset by reduced coal & coke traffic.


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