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Freight Facts and Figures 2004 [PDF 31.3mb]

Quality Assurance Statement

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Selected maps are available in PDF on the National Freight Transportation Statistics and Maps page.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. The Nation Served by Freight [PDF 1.3mb]

Chapter II. Freight Flows [PDF 8.1mb]

Chapter III. The Freight Transportation System [PDF 5.2mb]

Chapter IV. The Freight Transportation Industry [PDF 2.0mb]

Chapter V. Safety, Energy, and Environmental Consequences of Freight Transportation [PDF 3.5mb]

Appendix A: Selected Metric Tables [PDF 4.3mb]

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