Grain Transportation: STB Chairman Addresses Challenges, Opportunities for U.S. Rail Network – DTN Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) celebrated its anniversary year with nearly 400 attendees gathered at its 125th annual convention at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs on June 2-4. […]

Railroad Merger: Kansas City Southern Switches Tracks to CN From CP – DTN May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
The board of directors for Kansas City Southern railroad on Thursday switched tracks and chose to accept the purchase offer from Canadian National Railway, concluding that company’s bid is superior […]

Railroads Oppose Canadian Pacific, Kansas City Southern Merger – DTN Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
On March 23, 2021, the Surface Transportation Board (STB/Board) said in a press release that they received a “notice of intent” on March 22 regarding a proposed transaction that would […]

Moving Grain: Canadian Pacific, Kansas City Southern Propose Merger Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Propose Merger Earlier this week, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) notified the Surface Transportation Board (STB) of their intent […]

Grain Transportation: Canadian Pacific Moved Record Shipments in 2020 – DTN Jan 6, 2021

🕔Jan 6, 2021
Canadian Pacific moved more grain and grain products in 2020 than it ever has in any prior calendar year in its history, the railroad announced Monday. Some of that increase […]

Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN Mar 7, 2019

🕔Mar 7, 2019
Snowfall records fell all over the western U.S in February, from Seattle to Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, based on a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 1. […]

Moving Grain: Atlantic, Great Lakes Exports Above-Average Jun 14, 2018

🕔Jun 14, 2018
Total Grain Inspections Continue to Slide… For the week ending June 7, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached 2.5 […]

Rail Shipping: Complaints of Deteriorating Service in U.S. and Canada – DTN Apr 11, 2018

🕔Apr 11, 2018
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), with assistance from the North American Millers Association (NAMA), alerted the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on March 10 of major concerns it had […]

Moving Grain: Closed Section of Ohio River Re-Opens with Large Back-Log Oct 19, 2017

🕔Oct 19, 2017
Ohio River Locks and Dam 52 Re-opens with Long Line of Barges Waiting to Transit On October 16, Ohio River Locks and Dam (L&D) 52 reopened after being closed for […]

Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN Aug 8, 2017

🕔Aug 8, 2017
Of the nation’s seven largest freight railroads, Union Pacific was ranked highest by ag shippers for its performance for 2016 while Canadian Pacific was ranked lowest in the Soy Transportation […]

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