NS plans rail yard relocation in Ill. for consolidation project

01/15/2013 | State Journal-Register (Springfield, Ill.), The

Norfolk Southern is planning to transfer its rail yard in Springfield, Ill., to help consolidate freight and passenger-rail traffic along the 10th Street corridor. Union Pacific is also involved in the proposal, which already received approval from the Federal Railroad Administration. "We certainly support consolidation," said NS spokesman Robin Chapman. "We recognize the public benefits of shifting that traffic over."

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