Freight Trains

Mayors Call For Improved Safety Measures For Oil TrainsFederal railroad officials got an earful Wednesday from the mayors of several Chicago area towns that have been affected by a growing number of increasingly long trains hauling crude oil and other volatile materials.
Amtrak: Freight Trains Delay 99 Percent Of Chicago-To-New Orleans RunsAmtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.
Englewood Railroad Flyover Project To Create 1,500 Local JobsThe Chicago economy is getting a bit of good news Monday morning, as the huge Englewood Flyover railroad project stands to bring hundreds of jobs.
Plans Finalized For Englewood Railroad Flyover BridgeRelief may be around the bend for thousands of Metra's Rock Island line commuters accustomed to big delays caused by the railroad traffic bottleneck on Chicago's South Side.
CN Railroad Stirkes Deals As Freight Traffic RisesThe Canadian National Railway has now reached deals with 26 of 33 suburban communities that have been impacted by its acquisition of tracks formerly belonging to the EJ&E Railway.
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