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Coal dominant in March quarter for PN

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> Pacific National’s parent company Asciano has released its March quarter (Q3 FY2014) volume updates showing continued strong growth in coal traffic, but variable results in other sectors including grain and intermodal haulage. </span> <p>By Mark Carter</p><div>Coal remained the strongest performer in the March quarter with tonnages in south-eastern Australia (Hunter Valley, Port Kembla, Leigh Creek) rising by 16.7% when compared to Q3 FY2013, reflecting haulage levels significantly above the company’s expectation.&nbsp