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New Railcars in Service by Year

  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

North America

75,685

74,223

55,791

34,260

17,714

32,184

46,871

68,612

74,729

63,156

71,828

24,537

Railcar Scrapped by Year

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

North America
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100,1636

68,047

58,046

28,337

48,743

30,262

42,883

63,177

71,787

79,508

 

*Based upon spot market prices.
Note: Scrap Metal prices only tell trends for scrap pricing.
Not intended for pricing sale of scrap railcars.

*Prices vary depending on Location &
if the cars are cut up on site or in interchange condition.

Prices are in Gross Tons (2,240 LBs)

Prices vary by as much as $50 per ton depending on Location of cars. These prices are delivered.
These prices are spot market prices from auctions.

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editor: Conrad Tannhauser
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