Originally Posted by Blackshirts
"With modest expansion, railroads can handle all new oil produced in western Canada through 2030, according to an analysis of the Keystone proposal by the U.S. State Department."
It will raise expenses on both the Canadian end and on the US end of the line, however. Loading, handling and unloading takes much more in manhours than switching a pipeline valve.
Yes, those are jobs, but not so many as the pipline will create at a time when we need all the jobs we can get.