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#21 Palmetto

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 04:44 PM

And what is the BNSF's stance on the extension to anywhere?  Have they, for example, asked for more double track?  In the study that was done many years ago,  it seemed they were asking for the moon in terms of capacity increases.



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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:57 PM

It appeared that BNSF was part of the big political bash along the route with local, state, and other leaders last year.  



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Posted 10 April 2018 - 07:07 AM

Here's the 2011 study.  On page 96 of it, you'll see what I mean when I say BNSF is asking for the moon.

 

http://ksdot.org/PDF...er-Rail-SDP.pdf


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Posted 10 April 2018 - 09:30 AM

They're doing another study on the route and expect costs to be much lower than what was stated in 2011.



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Posted 10 April 2018 - 11:48 AM

They're doing another study on the route and expect costs to be much lower than what was stated in 2011.

 Wonder how much of listed improvements have already been done since the date of BNSF study.



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Posted 10 April 2018 - 01:53 PM

 

They're doing another study on the route and expect costs to be much lower than what was stated in 2011.

 Wonder how much of listed improvements have already been done since the date of BNSF study.

In Alliance, TX [just north of Ft. Worth], BNSF has added some infrastructure to help move their trains move more effeciently in and out of the terminal.  From the list of projects in the study, none that I know of.






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