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No, no. There is no shortage of trains, they're just all making too much money to move lowly CARS around. Why do you think the fabulous Warren Buffet has been so vocal in his opposition AND recommendation to oppose pipeline projects.... HINT: He owns the the rail road ;) sorry A railroad...
 

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Long winter and Canada is hogging all the trains. Basically the Canadians are causing the delays LOL.

The problem is twofold for automakers. First, the fracking boom in the Bakken oil field in the Plains and Canada is monopolizing many locomotives. Second, the long, harsh winter is still causing major delays in freight train travel. The bad weather forced trains to slow down and carry less weight, which caused a backup of goods to transport. The auto companies resorted to moving some vehicles by truck, which was a less efficient but necessary option.
 

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yes Canada is monopolizing all the locomotives, to ship crude down to the gulf for refinement and consumption by the rest of us. I wish they would just tell it straight, WE MAKE MORE MONEY SHIPPING CRUDE!
 

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I guess this is just another reason to consider actually building that Keystone pipeline. All the people who ordered a Ram truck but have been told its delayed should march on Washington.
 

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I ordered my truck exactly 4 weeks and 2 days ago. It just arrived and I am picking it up in the morning.

Bravo build and deliver teams!
 

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Ordered on 4/14, build on 5/9,

ETA to Dealer 5/26, 5/28, 6/2, 6/3, 6/9 bet that date goes by the way side to.

Bravo my ass!!!
 

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I guess this is just another reason to consider actually building that Keystone pipeline. All the people who ordered a Ram truck but have been told its delayed should march on Washington.
I know once they officially green-light it and make some serious action on it, it wont go over easy, MAYBE people don't want it and will protest over it, both canadians and muricans.
 

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In the truck and out the door!

By noon on the day the truck was expected to ride.

I'm a happy boy!
 

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Sounds like people are getting their trucks in a fairly timely manner. Are they arriving when Ram said they originally would, or were they delivered to you later than what you were told at first?
 

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Sounds like people are getting their trucks in a fairly timely manner. Are they arriving when Ram said they originally would, or were they delivered to you later than what you were told at first?
I was told 8 weeks, and mine is schedules to arrive next week. Which makes the total 5 weeks from order date.
 
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