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AAR releases annual analysis of U.S. Class I data

The Association of American Railroads’ Policy and Economics Department recently released the 28th annual edition of “Analysis of Class I Railroads.”

The book features 2005 data on the seven U.S. Class Is aggregated by eastern and western districts, and the nation as a whole. Categories include financial results, employment, plant and equipment, traffic, fuel consumption, operating statistics and rankings.

AAR members and non-members can purchase printed copies of the book for $100 and $250, respectively; an electronic version is available free to members and for a $225 charge to non-members. A spreadsheet version also is available. The AAR applies a $6 handling charge to each order. For more information, visit the association’s Web site at

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