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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has published the North American TransBorder freight numbers for January 2020. Compared to 2019, the railways moved 3.9 per cent more freight in January 2020, with a total of $13.4 billion of freight transported. It was the second most used mode to move TransBorder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico).
Representing 13.8 per cent of all TransBorder freight, the $13.4 billion in rail freight transported in January 2020 was a similar percentage at each border:
The three busiest rail border ports, which transported 52.7 per cent of the total TransBorder rail freight, were:
The top three rail commodities that were responsible for 60.2 per cent of the total TransBorder rail freight transported were:
This article first appeared on www.globalrailwayreview.com
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