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Service Update for Friday, June 19, 2015
The operation experienced mostly steady performance and good fluidity, but with some disruptions caused by Tropical Storm Bill in the past few days. As we reported, we took proactive steps to minimize service interruptions and the worst predictions regarding the storm's impact were not realized.
Versus the same week in 2013: better by 48.3%
Total trains on the system was essentially unchanged from the prior week with an average of 1,549 trains on the system.
Locomotive velocity, measured in miles per day (MPD), was 270.4, which is up slightly from the prior week's 269.4 MPD.
Locomotive dwell decreased by nearly five percent from the prior week at 18.7 hours.
Car velocity was down by nearly two percent at 211.0 MPD versus 214.4 MPD recorded the prior week.
Versus the same week in 2013: better by 1.6%
Train velocity was down by less than one percent from the prior week at 17.8 miles per hour.
Versus the same week in 2013: up by 1.7%
Total volume exceeded 200,000 units with a robust 200,702 units moved in Week 23 (ending June 13).
Terminal dwell was down nearly one percent from the prior week at 24.1 hours.
Versus the same week in 2013: down by 0.8%
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