FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Rail Car Deliveries Still Lagging
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:52 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Deliveries of past-due rail cars are still lagging in parts of the U.S. and Canada, and grain shippers worry the upcoming harvest will put railroads even further behind schedule.

A North Dakota Canadian Pacific Railway shipper told DTN he just loaded a wheat train that was ordered for March 3 and his next train that comes will have a March 6 want date. He said he is "...dumping old crop daily and it seems to be coming out of (the) woodwork."

In their weekly service report to the Surface Transportation Board, CP reported it has "Cumulative Open ...

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