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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
- - - - - - - -

100,1636

68,047

58,046

28,337

48,743

30,262

42,883

63,177

71,787

79,508

 

Railcar Scrap Metal
USD/Gross Ton (2,240lbs./Tonn)

2012

Day January
Rail Car
Scrap Price
February
Rail Car
Scrap Price
March
Rail Car
Scrap Price
April
Rail Car
Scrap Price
May
Rail Car
Scrap Price
June
Rail Car
Scrap Price
July
Rail Car
Scrap Price
August
Rail Car
Scrap Price
September
Rail Car
Scrap Price
October
Rail Car
Scrap Price
November
Rail Car
Scrap Price
December
Rail Car
Scrap Price
1  406  404  407  384  379  371  363  362        
15  408  410  403  382  377  360  363  360        
30  407  407  397  379

 

 372

 363  362  358        

2011
Day January
Rail Car
Scrap Price
February
Rail Car
Scrap Price
March
Rail Car
Scrap Price
April
Rail Car
Scrap Price
May
Rail Car
Scrap Price
June
Rail Car
Scrap Price
July
Rail Car
Scrap Price
August
Rail Car
Scrap Price
September
Rail Car
Scrap Price
October
Rail Car
Scrap Price
November
Rail Car
Scrap Price
December
Rail Car
Scrap Price
1 335 356 367 356 370         473 469  
15 352 364 365 369 358         469 461  
30 356 367 356 370 352         470 456  

 

*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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