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Re: PC: Silent Rails



In a message dated 6/1/99 9:00:46 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
rhensley -AT- anderson.cioe.com writes:

<< Today is Jume 1, 1999 and the Big Four main line east out of Indy is
 	silent today as CSX and NS work to assimilate Conrail into their
 	computer systems.  These rails have stood silent before, but never
 	for a reason such as this. Always before the railroad continued on
 	as a part of the larger whole. BeeLine, Big Four, NYC, PC and 
 	Conrail. Always the traffic continued to roll even as the names
 	changed, but not this time. Conrail became what Penn Central should
 	have been. It was alive and vibrant and healthy. It made money, and
 	because it did, it became a target for a takeover, a buy-out. >>

The rails shouldn't be silent. For a year and a half NS and CSXT have been 
assimilating Conrail into the computer system. No one in Readville missed a 
stroke (or train) Only the callsigns have changed. The rails were still busy.


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