October 24, 2014

Passage cleared for taller trains

The first phase of CSX Transportation’s National Gateway project, which will allow trains carrying maximum-sized freight containers stacked two-high to travel between Ohio and East Coast ports, has been completed on time and within budget, the railroad said.

The project involves enlarging tunnels and improving clearance heights beneath bridges to allow trains taller than previously allowed to pass through.

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