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AAR Smartbrief 10th July 2014

July 10, 2014

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AAR SmartBrief

 

 news coverage of the railroad industry

 

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Industry Update

Neb. company's transloading facility to be served by BNSF, UP
An $855,000 Community Development Block Grant will provide working capital for Nebraska-based Adams Industries to enhance transloading. The money will help the company add switching equipment and enough track so that Union Pacific and BNSF can serve the facility. ProgressiveRailroading.com (7/10)

 

CSX to transport historic locomotive
CSX will transport Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's newly acquired steam locomotive from Baltimore to Cumberland, Md., some 140 miles. The 217-ton Baldwin locomotive No. 1309 was manufactured in 1949. SeattlePI.com/The Associated Press (7/10)

 

UP land donation leads to trail for Ill. town
Land donated by Union Pacific is being unveiled as the Jamaica North Trail in Lincoln, Ill., an 8.5-mile stretch that borders Wilderness Park. Journal Star (Peoria, Ill.) (7/9)

 

 


 


Lawmaker wants dedicated funding source for freight

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A bill from Rep. Janice Hahn, D-Calif., would create a fund to pay for freight infrastructure. The National Freight Network Trust Fund would take 5% of duties paid on imports to "create a dedicated funding source," according to Hahn's office. The Hill (7/9)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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