RailAmerica, Inc. Reports May 2012 Monthly Carloads

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RailAmerica, Inc. (NYSE: RA) today reported that its total freight carloads for the month ended May 31, 2012 were 75,384, up 8% from 69,776 in May 2011.
The Company increased shipments in May 2012 in eight out of twelve commodity groups compared to May 2011.  The largest increases were in Coal, Forest Products and Motor Vehicles.  May 2012 Coal shipments compared favorably to May 2011 levels largely due to last year's flooding-related service disruptions on the Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad (MNA).  Forest Products volumes were up in all regions.  Motor Vehicles were up primarily due...

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