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FLYWHEEL_PRIME 3 points ago +4 / -1

Oil by rail is not a crime, what a stupid fucking statement. You've got entire companies like Kinder Morgan built around distribution by rail and storage. You can move ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE more oil on rail than you can by OTR.

If you want to bitch about something, bitch about poor distribution networks and lack of infrastructure investment over the last 50 years.

The fewer semi trucks on the road, the better, for a huge number of reasons.

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Mashiki 1 point ago +1 / -0

You can move ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE more oil on rail than you can by OTR.

That only works if there is capacity on the rail network itself. The fact that prior to Trudeau, CP and CN(the big rail networks in Canada), were starting to build new links to transport oil and then stopped should tell you what happened.

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FLYWHEEL_PRIME 1 point ago +1 / -0

I get that, which is why I had another qualifier in there specifically about companies like Kinder Morgan. I used to do pressure vessel work out west at their railyards, and taking to some of their management about capacities was just mind boggling.