From the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Rail Time Indicators. Graphs and excerpts reprinted with permission. Rail traffic continues to struggle because U.S. manufacturing is soft, trade disputes and the uncertainty they entail are ongoing, and economic growth abroad isn’t what it could be….In November 2019, total U.S. rail carloads…

AAR: November Rail Carloads down 7.5% YoY, Intermodal Down 7.4% YoY