25.February, Washington, DC – After multiple delays and a period of silence, the STB issued a decision on 24.February denying reconsideration of the original conditional approval of the CN/B&LE acquisition of the CSXT Massena Line. On 6.April.2020 the STB authorized, subject to conditions, the Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, an indirect wholly owned rail […]
NS and CSX may have agreed upon an operator for the Pan Am Southern properties.
18.February – Murmurs concerning prospects for obscure branch lines, and cloaked references to a “fourth player” at the Pan Am Southern poker table indicate that, despite our doubts (see PAR Sale: The Sound of Silence; ANRP 04.Feb.2021), CSX continues forward with its purchase of PAR. The long wait for papers speaks to a desire of the parties […]
TRACK CREWS CONTINUE TO MAKE GAINS OVER THE LENGTH OF THE PATRIOT CORRIDOR.
09.February, North Adams MA – PAR track crews are working into Winter to raise sustained track speeds along the PAS Patriot Corridor. For the first time in years, the current timetable bulletin DOES NOT include the Hoosac Tunnel, authorizing trains to run through the storied bore at the 25 mph timetable maximum. Slow orders also […]