Crossties

MAR-APR 2018

Crossties is published for users and producers of treated wood crossties.

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CONTACT RTA WEBSITE BECOME A MEMBER — — BECOME A MEMBER RTA WEBSITE CONTACT Cahaba Pressure Treated Forest Products Eagle Metal Products East Coast Railroad Gross & Janes Co. Hurdle Machine Works Koppers Inc. CROSSTIES • MARCH/APRIL 2018 20 Tie Statistics & Trends MAR-APR 2018 ties - SHORT TERM TRENDS Crosstie Production - 12 Month Rolling Total (000) Crosstie Inventories (000) In February, YTD tie production was 27.1 percent down from year-ago levels. February inventories were 21.5 percent below year-ago levels. 30,000 28,000 26,000 24,000 22,000 20,000 18,000 16,000 14,000 24,000 22,000 20,000 18,000 16,000 14,000 12,000 J F M A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S O N D (In thousands of ties) NOTE: This report is compiled from non-duplicating information furnished by major railroads and supplier companies. Data and analyses are based on reports from RTA members RTA MEMBER TIE PRODUCTION & INVENTORY — 2014 — 2015 — 2016 — 2017 — 2014 — 2015 — 2016 — 2017 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Prod. Inven. Prod. Inven. Prod. Inven. Prod. Inven. Prod. Inven. Prod. Inven. Prod. Inven. JAN 1,920 17,074 2,061 20,043 1,563 17,987 2,013 16,122 2,226 19,314 1,901 23,141 1,286 17,692 FEB 1,967 16,688 1,701 19,706 1,428 17,931 1,876 16,127 2,166 19,241 1,795 22,108 1,407 17,081 MAR 2,164 17,045 1,725 19,269 1,642 17,105 2,034 16,703 2,502 19,567 1,859 22,184 APR 2,031 16,609 1,722 19,072 1,558 16,525 2,190 16,006 2,313 19,381 1,764 21,338 MAY 2,275 16,873 1,751 18,074 1,501 16,707 2,122 16,081 2,241 19,238 1,891 20,860 JUN 2,279 17,076 1,609 17,978 1,711 15,769 2,212 16,009 2,540 19,277 1,800 20,119 JUL 2,127 16,885 1,805 17,579 1,786 15,269 2,396 15,997 2,213 19,286 1,640 19,524 AUG 2,536 17,888 1,916 17,024 1,816 15,311 2,507 16,406 2,495 19,635 1,999 19,310 SEP 2,088 18,027 1,753 16,809 1,892 15,501 2,542 17,031 2,304 20,275 1,707 18,844 OCT 2,277 18,505 2,073 16,634 2,049 15,605 2,634 17,765 2,159 21,330 1,492 18,588 NOV 1,900 19,022 1,717 16,326 1,671 15,567 2,103 18,196 2,061 20,409 1,391 18,365 DEC 1,701 19,357 1,526 18,267 1,884 15,955 2,269 18,769 1,933 21,976 1,262 18,030

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