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Title Freight Railroads Sound Alarm for Chicago Gridlock
Date Posted 12/5/2014
Description Using lessons learned from last winter, railroads in Chicago are rushing to prepare for the upcoming winter season. Railroads have added additional container parking spaces, installed track heaters, acquired additional snow blowers, as well as formalized metrics within their contingency plans that automatically trigger actions such as rerouting and track sharing when major delays occur.

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