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Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:21 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The latest reports railroads submitted to the Surface Transportation Board appear to bolster claims by elevators that railroads are giving priority to oil shipments over grains, according to a Minnesota Grain and Feed Association official.

"The recent (Oct. 22) STB reports received from the railroads, seems to confirm reports we have received from our elevator members of continued delays in service to the grain sector, while oil appears to be unaffected by the unprecedented congestion on the upper Midwest rail network," Bob Zelenka, executive director of Minnesota Grain and Feed Association, told DTN in an email.

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