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Freight Rail Helps Feed the World

 

America is the world’s breadbasket, and U.S. freight rail helps deliver agricultural products to the world. In 2008, rail carried 74 million tons of grain to U.S. ports and border crossings. In fact, the U.S. is the world’s top wheat exporter, with trains delivering far more exported wheat to ports than trucks or barges.

Source: AAR

 
 
 
 
 
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