STB holds hearing on rail service

STB holds hearing on rail service

Ag representatives testify that rail service issues have caused "millions of dollars" in losses.

THE U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) held a field hearing on rail service issues Sept. 4 to address the ongoing railroad delays that have caused, among other things, a serious grain shipping backlog and rising concerns over whether rail companies will be able to handle the impending record-large 2014 harvest.

Grain industry leaders, farmers, public officials, railway company executives and representatives from a variety of other industries a

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