Sunday, August 18, 2013

BNSF Rail To Invest $220 Million In CAPEX In North Dakota In 2013

Prairie Business Magazine is reporting:

Projects in North Dakota include -- 
  • constructing three new sidings west of Minot near Manitou, Tioga and Palermo; 
  • extending the sidings near Glen Ullin and Hillsboro; 
  • improvements to six sidings between Minot and Grand Forks; 
  • raising 10 miles of track over Devils Lake by 1 to 5 feet to keep the track above rising water;
  • upgrading the line between Berthold and Northgate on the Canadian border; 
  • installing Centralized Traffic Control signal systems on three sidings near Devils Lake, Hillsboro and Towner; 
  • constructing a new double crossover track east of Williston; and, 
  • lengthening existing tracks or adding new tracks at BNSF rail yards in Mandan, Minot and Williston. 
Additional notes at the linked article. 

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