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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Mar 11, 2014 04:05 PM CDT

There's a war of words breaking out over the challenges faced by the railroads in moving grain to export terminals as well as end-use markets such as U.S. mills. The railroads have repeatedly suggested that the huge crop produced in Western Canada, which came without notice, combined with the extreme weather faced since December has reduced the railway's capacity.

Last week, CP CEO Hunter Harrison appealed to Canadians in a full-page open letter to Canadians in the Globe and Mail where he "set the record straight." Harrison stood by his claim of weather and crop size as the source of ...

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