JUNE 2011
                                        

RailAmerica reports March 2011 carloads

RailAmerica, Inc. reported that its total freight carloads for the month ended March 31, 2011 were 76,732, up 0.9 percent from 76,045 in March 2010.

RailAmerica had increased shipments in March 2011 in 7 out of 12 commodity groups compared to March 2010.

Much of the increase was due to shipments of non-metallic minerals and products and waste and scrap materials. Waste and scrap materials volumes were up primarily in the Southeast and West regions. The largest declines were in agricultural products and other.