Grain shippers have faced poor rail service throughout 2022. The USDA Grain Transportation Report points to improvements in the second half of the year. As of October 12, grain origin dwell times were down 43 percent from their peak in mid-May. However, dwell times are still up 35 percent from one year ago. Unfilled grain car orders were down significantly from the peak in late June, but up over 400 percent from the same time last year.
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