In May, more than 67,000 intermodal containers originated in Vancouver, resulting in a daily average volume of 2,163 containers per day. This represents a 18.4% increase in the daily average volume compared to April.
Widespread wildfires in Alberta have impacted freight volume through the region. On May 6, no trains moved westbound from Alberta. May 19-22 saw another period of significant variability.
Total southbound traffic from Canada was 134,124 cars in February, 139,283 in March, and 138,996 in April. CN commands the majority of that traffic, 62.4% of total southbound traffic over the past three months. This is higher than the proportion
Import traffic into the ports of Vancouver and Ridley eclipsed traffic moving westbound into the ports region in April, with 143,173 carloads coming into Canada compared to 138,194 moving toward the ports, a 4,974 car difference.
For the period May 1-15, 30,109 intermodal containers originated in Vancouver, resulting in a daily average volume of 2,007 containers per day. This represents a 10% increase in the daily average volume from April.
More than 53,000 intermodal containers originated in Vancouver in April, resulting in a daily average volume of 1,775 per day, a 0.93% increase over March.
For April 1-15, 25,607 intermodal containers originated in Vancouver. The daily average volume of 1,707 containers per day is 3% lower than in March.
RailState Co-Founder and CEO Jamie Heller joined David Naster on the "You Just Have to Laugh" podcast to talk about the entrepreneurial journey to RailState.
RailState Co-Founder and CCO John Schmitter joined "People Speaking Rail" on FreightWaves TV to speak about the value of data for rail operations and how Teck Resources Limited used RailState to find a way around a rail line washout.
We’ve been reporting on commodity movement in Canada to the Port of Vancouver for the last six months.
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