■ Seasonally-adjusted rail carload growth is expected to jump on a year-over-year basis in January 2019. Its forecast 6% growth rate would be the highest since early 2017.
■ Beyond January, year-over-year growth is forecast to moderate back to the 2-4% range it has maintained much of this year.
■ Railcar utilization is expected to remain
This content is available exclusively to FTR Rail, Rail Outlook subscribers.
Already a subscriber?
Log in now
FTR experts provide qualitative analysis with historical and modal-specific insights, helping you evaluate market risks and identify new opportunities.
Your subscription includes:
- Mode Level Dashboards.
- Interactive Data Tabs.
- Narrow Data Views.
- Searchable Expert Commentary.
- Reliable Outlooks.
- Rolling Enhancements.