Table 28--Rail rates and grain shipments
Year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
CY Jan-Dec
Producer price index, line-haul railroads, all products (1984=100)
1990
107.10
107.10
107.10
107.10
107.10
107.10
107.10
107.30
107.30
108.30
108.50
108.50
107.50
1991
108.60
108.90
109.50
109.50
109.60
109.50
109.60
109.30
109.20
109.30
109.30
109.30
109.30
1992
109.50
109.90
109.90
110.00
110.00
110.00
109.80
109.90
109.90
110.10
110.10
110.30
109.90
1993
110.50
110.50
110.60
110.60
110.70
110.80
110.90
110.90
110.90
111.20
111.30
111.30
110.90
1994
111.60
111.70
112.00
112.00
112.00
112.00
111.90
111.90
111.70
111.80
111.80
111.80
111.80
1995
112.00
111.70
111.80
111.80
111.90
111.80
111.50
111.70
111.70
111.70
111.60
111.50
111.70
1996
111.40
111.50
111.50
111.50
111.40
111.30
111.40
111.40
111.40
111.70
111.50
111.50
111.50
1997
111.40
111.50
111.60
111.60
111.70
112.20
112.40
112.40
112.50
112.50
112.60
112.60
112.10
1998
113.50
113.50
113.30
113.40
113.50
113.40
113.50
113.50
113.50
113.40
113.20
113.20
113.40
1999
112.60
112.70
112.60
112.70
113.20
113.10
113.10
113.10
113.30
113.30
113.30
113.30
113.00
2000
113.90
113.90
114.00
113.90
114.10
114.40
114.50
114.60
114.70
115.10
115.40
115.30
114.50
2001
115.90
115.80
116.00
115.70
115.80
116.00
116.10
116.30
117.80
118.00
117.90
118.00
116.60
2002
118.50
118.60
118.60
118.60
118.80
118.90
119.10
118.90
119.00
119.20
119.50
119.50
118.90
2003
119.70
119.90
120.90
121.70
121.20
121.80
121.80
121.70
121.90
122.00
122.10
122.20
121.40
2004
123.20
123.40
124.40
124.70
125.30
125.60
126.40
126.60
128.00
128.90
129.90
131.20
126.50
2005
131.90
132.00
133.70
135.00
138.70
139.20
139.30
140.80
142.50
145.70
148.40
148.40
139.60
2006
147.20
146.30
148.30
148.60
150.50
153.10
154.90
155.10
155.60
155.50
152.50
151.20
151.60
2007
151.80
152.50
151.20
152.50
154.00
157.30
157.20
159.10
160.80
161.40
163.40
165.10
157.20
2008
169.60
169.10
169.60
170.60
174.40
178.00
181.30
183.30
182.60
179.50
176.10
171.30
175.50
2009
166.80
164.60
163.10
162.80
162.80
163.90
164.60
167.20
167.30
167.70
168.20
168.30
165.60
2010
170.40
171.20
172.50
172.70
174.70
176.10
175.90
174.80
175.10
175.60
175.50
176.90
174.30
2011
180.20
181.60
184.70
188.40
192.10
193.30
193.20
192.20
192.20
191.70
191.60
191.50
189.40
2012
193.40
194.60
194.90
196.40
200.50
200.20
198.70
196.90
197.40
199.90
201.10
201.00
197.90
2013
203.30
203.20
203.40
205.30
204.90
203.90
203.80
203.60
204.20
204.90
205.30
204.80
204.20
2014
206.40
206.90
207.30
208.40
209.00
        
              
Rail car loadings, grain (1,000 rail cars) /1
1990
32.25
32.61
29.65
27.94
25.70
28.12
25.26
26.90
23.98
27.62
26.82
24.36
27.60
1991
26.34
28.56
28.10
24.93
20.83
24.50
25.51
27.58
27.54
29.83
27.30
28.26
26.61
1992
30.02
29.97
29.86
24.97
20.51
23.61
25.61
26.14
25.79
30.68
31.42
29.66
27.35
1993
29.57
30.40
30.16
28.08
25.30
24.73
25.46
26.06
27.06
29.22
28.12
25.48
27.47
1994
26.50
25.73
25.33
23.62
21.89
23.27
23.39
24.74
25.07
30.04
28.96
28.02
25.55
1995
26.06
26.92
27.48
25.37
23.98
26.00
26.30
27.85
28.02
27.26
26.50
24.36
26.34
1996
24.96
25.99
28.36
26.67
21.30
21.84
21.74
20.27
17.88
26.18
27.79
24.38
23.95
1997
24.62
26.84
24.92
22.71
20.39
21.29
21.93
22.92
20.64
25.51
23.62
22.42
23.15
1998
25.05
24.80
21.91
20.64
20.47
20.89
21.60
22.74
22.95
26.66
25.09
23.51
23.02
1999
23.50
23.36
21.84
21.13
21.30
20.60
23.44
24.99
24.74
26.81
23.26
22.96
23.16
2000
23.14
23.93
23.03
20.92
20.21
20.10
20.18
21.98
22.85
24.90
21.43
19.31
21.83
2001
23.13
23.00
23.15
20.66
18.26
20.13
20.21
17.21
20.72
26.05
23.11
20.58
21.35
2002
22.35
22.44
20.38
19.58
18.45
20.00
20.92
20.05
18.86
23.17
23.13
20.70
20.83
2003
21.36
20.74
20.97
18.61
18.06
18.70
20.72
21.45
21.75
24.71
24.60
22.08
21.15
2004
23.01
23.66
23.14
21.50
21.68
20.62
19.61
19.84
21.04
23.29
22.62
20.72
21.73
2005
22.87
23.21
23.29
22.07
21.48
19.83
20.39
21.51
21.37
22.49
21.82
20.66
21.75
2006
23.96
22.83
23.07
22.60
21.30
22.26
21.96
22.48
22.45
24.04
22.52
22.81
22.69
2007
22.16
21.01
21.07
20.72
19.52
20.42
23.15
23.45
24.89
27.79
25.30
22.40
22.66
2008
25.91
25.88
24.66
25.04
22.36
22.01
23.89
24.49
22.00
23.89
21.63
18.24
23.33
2009
19.03
20.71
19.42
17.96
17.13
16.96
19.77
19.80
20.46
23.38
24.53
20.89
20.00
2010
22.29
22.42
23.22
20.96
19.75
19.22
20.83
20.94
23.29
26.21
24.08
22.57
22.15
2011
24.58
22.77
23.42
23.71
22.38
20.82
19.14
18.14
20.04
22.31
21.43
20.73
21.62
2012
20.62
19.70
20.21
19.12
18.99
18.51
17.56
15.67
16.93
20.04
17.99
17.59
18.58
2013
17.96
17.16
15.77
14.89
15.15
15.34
16.05
16.64
16.98
22.30
22.94
20.12
17.61
2014
20.84
19.81
20.41
20.99
20.34
18.44
       
              
1/ Simple average of weekly data.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Producer Price Index and Association of American Railroads, Weekly Traffic of Major U.S. Railroads.
Date run: 7/13/2014