U.S.-Mexico rail lines back open after multi-day shutdown

Grains are once again moving into Mexico after a multi-day closure of two vital rail lines.

The five day shutdown in Eagle Pass and El Paso, Texas, not only stopped the movement of grain, but threatened economic loss, backlogs of essential products awaiting transportation stretched for miles.
Union Pacific reports more than 10,000 rail cars were held up on both sides of the border.

Despite their reopening, Senator Roger Marshall says that exports could take months to bounce back following the closures, which Border Patrol says was due to an influx of migrants crossing into the U.S.

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