Industry Data > Economic Data: Rail Rate Studies
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) makes available recent studies conducted by the agency's Office of Economics concerning multi-year patterns of average railroad rates charged by the Nation's railroads. The studies include discussions of the key factors behind rate increases or decreases, as well assessments of the impact of rate changes on shippers, consumers, and the Nation as a whole.
|Click here to view the Rate Study: 1985-2007
|Click here to view Rate Study workbook documentation
|Click here to view Rate Study workbook.
|Click here to view the 2000 Rate Study
|Click here to view the 1996 Rail Rate Index|