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Canadian grain shippers wary as more oil moves to rail

(Source: Manitoba Co-operator, December 12, 2018)

WINNIPEG — Western grain shippers are watching closely to ensure their rail service doesn’t decline as oil shipments increase. Crude oil shipments by rail are increasing because there aren’t enough pipelines. Last month the Alberta government announced it will buy up to 7,000 oil cars and about 80 locomotives to pull them to help get a glut of Alberta oil to market. However, officials from both railways say grain movement will not suffer because of oil.

Full story: Manitoba Co-operator

Monday, December 17, 2018

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