Weekly rail performance indicators, Transport Canada

Weekly rail performance indicators, Transport Canada, week starting September 5, 2020
  Canadian National Canadian Pacific Burlington Northern  Santa Fe CSXT Data table
System performance
  kilometres per hour
Average train speed 37.7 40.8 25.0 .. Table 23-10-0276-01
  hours
Weekly average dwell times 16.0 25.9 0.0 .. Table 23-10-0276-01
  number
Daily average number of train holdings caused by crew 3.8 0.1 0.0 .. Table 23-10-0276-01
Daily average number of train holdings caused by locomotives 0.4 0.7 0.0 .. Table 23-10-0276-01
Daily average number of train holdings, other causes 11.2 8.0 0.0 .. Table 23-10-0276-01
Daily average number of train holdings, all 15.4 8.8 0.0 .. Table 23-10-0276-01
Daily average loaded cars not moving 716.4 1,282.5 9.1 0.0 Table 23-10-0276-01
Daily average empty cars not moving 622.7 848.1 18.1 0.0 Table 23-10-0276-01
Cars on line
  number
Weekly average cars on line 81,313 52,653 492 1,122 Table 23-10-0277-01
Terminal performance
  hours
Terminal dwell-time 19.1 14.7 15.4 .. Table 23-10-0274-01
Grain performance
  number
Cars loaded and billed, all systems 6,758 6,755 286 .. Table 23-10-0275-01
Cars loaded and billed, train service .. 4,747 0 .. Table 23-10-0275-01
Cars loaded and billed, other 6,758 2,008 286 .. Table 23-10-0275-01
Orders placed 5,824 315 0 .. Table 23-10-0275-01
Orders filled 5,090 284 0 .. Table 23-10-0275-01
Orders 1 to 10 days past due 272 168 0 .. Table 23-10-0275-01
Orders 11 or more days past due .. 12 0 .. Table 23-10-0275-01
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not available for a specific reference period

Notes:
Under the Transportation Modernization Act, the data are reported by rail carriers to Transport Canada and then disseminated on the Statistics Canada website. See Weekly Rail Performance Indicators, Transport Canada for an explanation of the different methods railways use to calculate these metrics. Readers should use caution in comparing railways between each other prior to having read the methodology as data between railways is not always perfectly comparable.

Sources:
Statistics Canada, Table 23-10-0276-01, Weekly rail system performance indicators, by commodities, Transport Canada; Table 23-10-0277-01, Weekly rail system performance indicator, by type of rail car, Transport Canada; Table 23-10-0274-01, Weekly rail terminal performance indicator, Transport Canada; Table 23-10-0275-01, Weekly performance indicators of grain transportation by rail, Transport Canada.

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