The tables below set forth consolidated summary carload information for the first quarter of 2013 through February and the first quarter of 2012 through February:
QTD Feb 2012
|Coal & Coke||51,182||22,808||24,739||47,547||124.4%||7.6%|
|Minerals & Stone||32,342||19,818||11,641||31,459||63.2%||2.8%|
|Pulp & Paper||27,489||16,572||9,244||25,816||65.9%||6.5%|
|Chemicals & Plastics||26,999||11,463||14,329||25,792||135.5%||4.7%|
|Lumber & Forest Products||21,500||10,394||8,438||18,832||106.9%||14.2%|
|Food or Kindred Products||8,711||1,578||8,007||9,585||452.0%||-9.1%|
|Autos & Auto Parts||5,326||1,493||3,316||4,809||256.7%||10.8%|
|Carloads from New Railroads (3)||6,069|
|(1) Total carloads from G&W and RA|
|(2) Pro forma as though GWI had acquired RailAmerica on January 1, 2012|
(3) Total carloads from rail operations commenced or acquired by G&W and RA in the last 12 months, including Wellsboro & Corning Railroad, Marquette Rail LLC and Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc.
Excluding 6,069 total carloads from the Wellsboro & Corning Railroad, LLC, which RailAmerica acquired on April 9, 2012, Marquette Rail LLC, which RailAmerica acquired on May 1, 2012, and the Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc., which G&W commenced operations on July 1, 2012, pro forma same-railroad traffic increased 8,120 carloads, or 2.9%, compared with the first quarter of 2012 through February. The traffic increase was principally due to increases of 5,364 carloads of petroleum products traffic (primarily crude oil and liquid propane gases in G&W’s Pacific, Mountain West, Southern and Canada Regions), 3,737 carloads of metallic ores traffic (primarily G&W’s Australia Region) and 3,635 carloads of coal & coke traffic (primarily G&W’s Midwest Region), partially offset by a decrease of 2,905 carloads of metals traffic (primarily G&W’s Canada and Southern Regions). All remaining traffic decreased by a net 1,711 carloads.