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Service Update for Friday, April 10, 2015
The network continues to generate good fluidity as it builds momentum from the solid gains achieved over the past few weeks. In addition to the weekly operational performance improvements generated recently, we also moved more than 200,000 units of total volume in each of the past four weeks.
Versus the same week in 2013: better by 32.4%
Total trains on the system was down 2.3 percent from the prior week with an average of 1,667 trains on the system.
Locomotive velocity, measured in miles per day (MPD), was 282.3, which is up 1.4 percent from the prior week’s 278.4 MPD.
Locomotive dwell increased slightly more than two percent from the prior week at 17.6 hours.
Car velocity was up more than three percent at 221.8 MPD versus 215.2 MPD recorded the prior week.
Versus the same week in 2013: better by 6.8%
Train velocity was up more than two percent from the prior week at 18.1 miles per hour.
Versus the same week in 2013: unchanged
Total volume exceeded 200,000 units for the fourth consecutive week with a strong 201,464 units moved in Week 13 (ending April 4).
Terminal dwell improved by slightly more than two percent to 23.8 hours versus 24.3 hours the prior week.
Versus the same week in 2013: better by 1.7%
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