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Weather Affects Canada Trains
Elaine Shein Associate Managing Editor
Fri Dec 13, 2013 02:52 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- CN (Canadian National Railway Company) asked its customers Thursday to help reduce train car delays after finding the company is being challenged by cold weather in the Canadian Prairies and northern U.S. states.

Meanwhile, farmers in those areas are struggling to move a large crop and seeing basis levels widening.

Diane Demetrioff, senior manager for CN eBusiness and Transaction Centre, used CN's website to ask customers to help reduce delays and improve transit times by "placing timely and accurate car orders and ensuring that you unload your cars in a timely fashion. Please work closely with your ...

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