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Resolution 17-465, Storey County, Nevada

Resolution 17-465 Clarifying the Economic Benefits of Improved Rail Service to Storey County and the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center by means of a Land Ferry System.  Approved by the Storey County, Nevada Board of Commissioners… Continue reading

New Handout on Advantages of Steel Interstate, including I-80 Corridor

The handout discusses the advantages of the Steel Interstate concept.  In many locations, it makes sense for the Steel Interstate to provide adequate capacity for Land Ferry transport… Continue reading

Lynchburg, VA train derailmentLynchburg Train Derailment – April 30, 2014

Wednesday’s train derailment is the 6th derailment in the last year in the US and Canada involving a tanker carrying crude oil.

This is not a new problem, but one that is fraught… Continue reading

Remind Virginia transportation leaders:
We want rail freight improvements & passenger service!

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center
152 Fairway Lane
Staunton, VA 24401

Representatives from the CTB, VDOT, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT),… Continue reading

David FosTruckster (our Executive Director) wrote an insightful letter to the Editor of the Roanoke (VA) Times on Friday, September 6, 2013, extolling the advantages of increased intermodal freight rail services to improve the often overcrowded highways in southwest… Continue reading

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

Aug. 23, 2013

Apparently Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) would like to get more trucks off of Interstate I-81 and on to the parallel railroad.

Senator Warner was in Roanoke recently and, among other business Warner met… Continue reading

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