Key Performance Metrics

Carloads and Revenue Ton Miles (RTMs)

Week Ending March 28, 2020



Weekly Carloads

2 weeks ago: 146,633

3 weeks ago: 150,142



Revenue Ton Miles

2 weeks ago: 7,447

3 weeks ago: 7,730


Weekly Carloads
Weekly carloads as reported to the AAR.
Weekly Revenue Ton Miles (RTMs) by key market segments in millions. RTMs are calculated by multiplying the weight of freight by the number of tariff miles.

Weekly Key Performance Metrics

Week Ending March 27, 2020



AAR Train Speed

2 weeks ago: 24.6

3 weeks ago: 24.4



System Inventory

2 weeks ago: 294,165

3 weeks ago: 297,495




Terminal Dwell

2 weeks ago: 23.7

3 weeks ago: 23.8


AAR Train Speed
AAR measure of the time from origin departure until final arrival, excluding intermediate terminal dwell. Calculated by divided train miles by train hours for through freight trains.
System inventory
AAR measure of average daily inventory of all freight cars in revenue fleet regardless of location or status. Includes cars located on shortline railroads, cars delivered to customer facilities and stored cars. Articulated cars are counted as a single unit.
Terminal dwell
AAR measure of average hours a car resides at the specified terminal location. Begins with train arrival, customer release or interchange receipt. Ends with train departure, customer placement, interchange offering or delivery. Excludes cars that move through a terminal on run-through trains.