A look what CSX carried in the 2Q

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Posted: Jul 19, 2011 5:18 PM
A look what CSX carried in the 2Q

CSX said Tuesday its second-quarter earnings rose 22 percent as the railroad compensated for slow volume growth with higher prices. Here's a look at what it hauled, and how shipping volume improved from a year earlier:

_ Agricultural products, up 2 percent.

_ Phosphates and fertilizers, flat.

_ Food and consumer products, up 8 percent.

_ Chemicals, up 3 percent.

_ Automotive, down 1 percent.

_ Metals, up 5 percent.

_ Emerging markets, up 4 percent.

_ Forest products, up 8 percent.

_ Merchandise, up 3 percent.

_ Coal, down 3 percent.

_ Intermodal, up 8 percent.

Total, up 3 percent.