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1/7/2020



Rail News: Intermodal

PANYNJ, ExpressRail set November records


The port’s ExpressRail system also set a record in November.
Photo – PANYNJ.gov

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) in November 2019 handled a record 599,626 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of cargo, a 4 percent increase over the previous November record of 583,880 TEUS set in 2018.

Also in November, the port’s ExpressRail system set a record, handling 54,096 containers compared to 53,609 containers in November 2018, PANYNJ officials said in a press release.

Meanwhile, Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. (PATH) handled a weekday passenger average of 290,130 riders during the month, the second highest November monthly average weekday ridership on record.

There were five weekdays in November 2019 when the daily ridership exceeded 300,000 passengers.



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