OTTAWA, Ont. — The freight loaded by railways during April, excluding intermodal traffic, totalled 20 million metric tonnes, which is down 2.7 per cent from April 2000.
While the number of standard railcar loadings were down, intermodal freight did its best to level the total.
The intermodal tonnage, made up of containers and semi trailers on flatcars, was 2.2 million tonnes, up 14.4 per cent compared with the same period of 2000.
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