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Carload

A railroad car that can hold up to 40,000 pounds or 25,000 bushels of a commodity. Carloads can be important to commodity trading because some commodities are sold in such large quantities that one needs carloads to transport them to the approved delivery facility.

carload

In commodities trading, a railroad car or truckload of grain that ranges from 1,400 to 2,500 bushels.
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Total combined weekly rail traffic in North America was 742,620 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.
Australian Operations: Traffic in September 2016 was 14,084 carloads, a decrease of 4.
G&Ws traffic in the third quarter of 2016 through August was 495,018 carloads, a decrease of 23,338 carloads, or 4.
traffic for the first 49 weeks of 2014 was 27,066,801 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.
Weaknesses in both energy and manufacturing, as well as global economic softening, had a negative impact on both carload and intermodal traffic in 2015," said John Gray AAR's senior vice president of policy and economics.
In 2015, intermodal and carload rail tags dropped 6.