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Putting the Crunch in Your Lunch

The next time you pop a Frito in your mouth, take a moment to think about freight rail’s role in getting it there. Frito-Lay’s plant in Killingly, Connecticut relies on freight rail to deliver the corn, potatoes and frying oil needed to produce their tasty treats. “Rail service is an economic development tool, offering the opportunity for companies like Frito Lay to be competitive in the northeast and operate efficiently,” says Elsie Bisset, Killingly’s Economic Development Coordinator. Railroads help feed America’s growing economy.