Extending the interswitchng radius to 160 kilometres saves shippers and farmers money.  |  File photo

Interswitching valuable pricing tool

For Canada’s grain sector, the past three years have seen important initial results from competition at work in the movement of grain by rail. It’s all because of the government’s (temporary) provision to extend the 30 kilometre interswitching radius to 160 km, giving many normally captive shippers competitive options when ordering cars and negotiating rates. […] Read more