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Re: PC: Buckeye Yard Closes

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 8:14 AM, Jim Kosty <j_kosty@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> How in heaven's names did this happen?  Is this one of those deals with NS
> sending all the work to their southern railroad yards and downgrading
> everything up this way as the economy gets lousier?  Or is this just another
> sad sign of the continued undoing of America?
> Hard to believe, as under PC and CR, this was a bustling place.
> Conrail should have never been split up.  CSX and NS have no business where
> they are now and CR ran the rails out from under both of those companies.
> Sad, sad, sad!

If by southern you mean Watkins... Columbus Dispatch quotes an NS
spokesman, Rudy Husband, as saying volume was sufficiently low as to
make 2 yards in Columbus unwarranted at this time.

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