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2018's top stories: Endicott ups grain loading capacity

 

January 3, 2019

The track at the Endicott grain loading facility.

The grain storing and loading facility at Endicott was expanded this year with new rail, loading equipment and new grain elevators that include seven new shipping tanks and a half-million-bushel tank. The addition will bring the total storage on-site to more than three million bushels.

The new rail and expansion of the existing facility is to accommodate 110-car unit trains.

The larger train units are expected to reduce shipping rates.

The railroad installed a mile-long ladder track which is designed to be able to break up the cars into smaller sections. The rail spur will assist in loadin...



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