Posts Tagged ‘railroad’

Group working to reestablish railroad service

by Published: July 29,2010

Tags: railroad, railways, transportation, travel

WAYNESBORO — The Rail Authority of East Mississippi (RAEM) has worked diligently to lay the groundwork for re-establishing rail service in Southeast Mississippi. In addition to developing an implementation plan and pursuing grants to assist with funding the project, RAEM has just completed the initial phase of a market study. It is the first step […] [...]

Historic depot given to Commission

by Published: January 18,2010

Tags: historic preservation, railroad

GREENVILLE — The Illinois-Central Railroad depot has been donated to the Washington County/Greenville Joint Historic Preservation Commission. The depot is currently owned by the Genesee and Wyoming Inc., which operates short line and regional freight railroads in the United States, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands. Walley Morse, secretary of the Preservation Commission, says the depot […] [...]

Burlington Northern Santa Fe to expand

by Published: August 21,2009

Tags: economy, railroad, rebound, recovery, reform

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) will complete a $200 million intermodal expansion later this year, and it is expected to have a positive economic impact on the Memphis-area industrial market.  The expanded operations, which include additional railroad tracks and electric cranes for stacking containers, could begin as early as October 1. The expansion could impact […] [...]

Railroad improvement a welcomed site

by Published: May 11,2009

Tags: railroad, traffic

Traffic congestion has long been a problem for Jackson While heavy traffic volume is attractive to businesses looking at prospective sites to set up shop, traffic congestion can be a deal-killer. One of the issues developers in downtown Jackson have faced is gridlock caused by rail traffic on the Kansas City Southern (KCS) line that […] [...]

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