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AAR issues 13th annual edition of Class I statistics


The Association of American Railroads' (AAR) Policy and Economics Department has released the 13th annual edition of "Analysis of Class I Railroads."

The publication offers 2007 data for the seven Class Is, including more than 750 entries for each railroad, with information aggregated by eastern and western districts, and the United States as a whole.  Data categories include financial results, employment, plant and equipment, traffic, fuel consumption, operating statistics and rankings.

Copies are available to the general public for $250 per print and $225 per electronic version. AAR members can purchase print copies for $100 each; electronic copies are free and a spreadsheet version also is available.  Each order requires a $6 handling charge. To order, log onto the AAR's Web site at

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