Briefly: Rail Rage, Madison’s Century
Feb17

Briefly: Rail Rage, Madison’s Century

Amtrak has finally decided to invoke its legal rights and go after Canadian National for delaying its trains in and out of Chicago.  According to WGN-TV, between Chicago Union Station and Joliet, freight trains delay passenger trains 99% of the time.  By law, Amtrak trains are supposed to get preferential treatment on freight tracks.  Once past Joliet, where the rails are owned by Union Pacific, there isn’t nearly as big a...

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