NEWS
BNSF Car Placements Improve
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:24 AM CDT

In its weekly podcast on June 6, the BNSF reported that soft track conditions along the Northern Transcon route have slowed the process of moving cars. John Miller, group vice president of Agricultural Products said, "While we expected those soft conditions to have improved by now, we continue to experience a very full and sluggish network, which has been caused by less-than-optimal track conditions at multiple locations and service interruptions caused by weather-related derailments including a wind-driven derailment and recent tornado activity. These less-than-optimal conditions mean that we must operate trains at slower speeds to keep our operations running safely, ...

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