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Grain Piling Up Due to Rail Backups
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Fri Aug 1, 2014 03:39 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- With railroads still running behind on grain car orders and a large wheat crop starting to pour in, elevators in the Northern Plains are having a challenging time finding enough space to store all of the incoming grain.

In their weekly service update to the Surface Transportation Board, Robert Johnson, CP senior vice president of operations, told the STB that "it is our intention to run scheduled extra trains every week to support the harvest. We continue to move U.S. grain within the ranges outlined in our plan. Last week, week 50, we fulfilled 2,139 grain car ...

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