JUN 6, 2017 

RAIL CAR STORAGE INSIGHT

Daily storage rate has been steady for empty cars and decreasing for loaded cars and tank cars

The median daily storage rate of the most recent 30 transactions compared to that of the previous 30 transactions in $ per car per day :

  • Empty cars:▼ -$0.100

  • Loaded cars:  ▼$0.375

  • Tank cars: ▼ -$0.250


On yearly basis, Storage rates for loaded cars are on increase, tank car rates lowered in this past year.

Median Daily Rate for Empty vs Loaded Cars ( $ per car per day )

Median Daily Rate for Tank Cars ( $ per car per day )

Midwest has the lowest storage rate, Northeast the highest

Median Daily Storage Rate Across Region ($ per car per day)