NEWS
Thu Jul 17, 2014 07:03 AM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Rail movement of western Canadian grain last winter was described as "disastrous" because of several reasons, but analysts don't expect a repeat in 2014-15.

Movement this spring and summer has started to improve in most places, helped by government transport legislation and better weather. The poor weather and large supplies needing to be moved last year aren't likely this winter, they said.

"Having been through that once, maybe that will help better prepare everybody along the supply chain for dealing with large volumes of grain," said Jon Driedger, market analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions in Winnipeg.

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