Freight by Rail: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US freight railroad revenues in nominal US dollars as well as volume hauled in ton-miles. A ton-mile represents one ton of freight carried one mile. Total revenues and volumes are segmented by carrier type in terms of:
Class I railroads, and other freight railroads such as short line and regional railroads.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues, total volume, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017. Total revenues for the US freight transport industry for the 2007-2017 period are also provided and segmented by mode as follows: truck, rail, pipeline, water, and air.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
482111 Line-Haul Railroads
482112 Short Line Railroads
488210 Support Activities for Rail Transportation

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