Minnesota Prairie Line, Inc.: Is Moving freight by rail more efficient?
Monday, February 13, 2017
Merchandise and produce has to be moved from point A to point B. When a business uses the rail to move inventory, it allows for larger shipments at one time. A lot of cost connected with transportation can be saved this way. The problem is that it is a slower process.
Since 2002 freight has been moved by the Minnesota Prairie Line, Inc. (More about the freight line can be learned at http://bit.ly/2cbdUcN As more upgrades are made to the rail line the more efficient it will be.
As the Administrator for the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority which owns the track, that Minnesota Prairie Line operates on, the Redwood Area Development Corporation (http://bit.ly/2cyRnJb) helps with rural development. The rail line is being upgraded to make it more cost efficient and to allow faster movement.