PAMPA, TEXAS, U.S. — Attebury Grain, LLC and its affiliate, Rampa, Inc., late last month unveiled plans to upgrade their Eastern Texas Panhandle operation to accommodate shuttles and unit trains via the BNSF Railway. As part of the project, the companies will construct additional storage capacity and sufficient rail capacity to load and unload 120 railcars in 10 hours, as well as equipment to load and unload 75 trucks per hour.

“Attebury and Rampa look forward to providing our producers, end users and export partners with significant efficiency improvements by more effectively handling inbound and outbound agricultural products,” said Benjamin Smith, managing director of Attebury Grain. “The additional infrastructure will benefit local producers by furnishing access to new markets. It will also provide local consumers with access to competitive inputs. This project is a win-win for agriculture in the Texas Panhandle.”

Construction is expected to be complete in time to handle the 2015 wheat harvest.