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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.
4%, compared to total January 2012 carloads pro forma for the RA acquisition.
GWI's traffic in December 2012 was 74,529 carloads, a decrease of 7,480 carloads, or 9.
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.
GWI's traffic in May 2012 was 78,536 carloads, a decrease of 3,783 carloads, or 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.
rail carload traffic continues to contract on a year-over-year basis, driven in large part by the ongoing decline in coal demand from utility customers.
In 2015, intermodal and carload rail tags dropped 6.
Average same railroad freight revenues per carload increased 17.