Purely Canada Expands Rail Yard Capacity
Company will have over 21,000 feet of rail track capacity
Purely Canada Foods announces its rail capacity expansion project, increasing the railcar capacity to over 250 rail hopper cars at its Port Lajord inland facility (Southeast Regina).
The Purely Canada expansion of the rail by 13,500 feet will give Purely Canada a total of over 21,000 feet of rail track capacity and facilitate simultaneous loading and unloading of over 250 rail hopper cars at their location.
This extra rail track will provide the capability to offload and onload hopper railcars at a more efficient rate, allowing increased whole foods and ingredients to be shipped through the Purely Canada terminal. This includes grains; organic grains; oil seeds; pulses and beans; whole food protein and ingredients; potash; fertilizer and other agricultural commodities and ingredients.
In related news, Purely Canada has also planned and completed a three-bay intermodal container loading system at the same facility, that will allow it to serve its truck-based and rail-based logistics customers globally with Identity Preserved containerization of dried, cleaned and blended whole foods destined for further ingredient processing.
About Purely Canada Foods
Purely Canada is a vertically integrated company supplying whole foods and ingredients, from Western Canada to the tables of the world. The company is a recognized wholesale plant-based protein ingredient provider in Canada, with a vertically integrated agri-foods business, including Canada’s largest certified organic facility, Canada’s fifth largest inland grain terminal, railway infrastructure private railcar fleet, and strategic farm acres, ensuring a best-in-class plant protein supply chain.