Grain Railway Cars Sit near the Viterra Inc. Grain Terminal

Grain Railway Cars Sit near the Viterra Inc. Grain Terminal

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Grain railway cars sit near the Viterra Inc. grain terminal in Vancouver, British Columbia. Farmers collected more wheat, canola and corn than ever before in 2013, and surges from multiple crops in the same season placed unprecedented pressure on rail lines that handle 95 percent of Canada’s output.