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US Railcar Placements Improve
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:12 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Rail backlogs for grain transport are improving, albeit slowly.

BNSF Vice President John Miller said the railroad was making "gradual improvements" in service and there were "positive trends" -- one being an 8% reduction in system-wide trains holding.

"While we continue to see some gradual improvements through parts of our agricultural business, we remain mindful of the work we still have to do," he added during an April 17 podcast.

Some non-shuttle elevators that are served by the BNSF in North Dakota said they are still behind cars and one elevator manager said, "I don't see any ...

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