NEWS
Rail Shipments of Grain to PNW Delayed
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Nov 10, 2014 02:03 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The large volume of soybeans moving from the upper Midwest for export is causing delays in rail shipments to the U.S. Pacific Northwest, according to Canadian Pacific railroad's weekly service update to the Surface Transportation Board.

"Our railroad does not reach the PNW," said the CP, "so transportation from origin to the destination for this traffic is dependent upon fluid movements through the entire supply chain." The CP routes its trains destined to the PNW from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota through Kingsgate, BC, and then on to the Union Pacific railroad in the U.S.

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