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The Los Angeles City Council recently voted to approve a lease agreement with BNSF Railway Company for the construction and operation of the Southern California International Gateway (SCIG). The facility will serve both the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach.
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The US freight rail network is an interconnected web linking communities and businesses and powering our economy from coast to coast. Hundreds of rail supply companies employ thousands of Americans who provide all the materials and services that make the American freight rail system the best in the world.
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Bridges: A Major Concern and Cost to American Taxpayers On Nightly News, NBC's John Yang calls our attention to the nation's more than 66,000 structurally deficient bridges.
Freight Rail: Memphis benefitting from more rail investments By some estimates, America’s railroad companies are in the midst of the largest investment boom since the Gilded Age – when America’s railroad track mileage tripled between 1860 and 1880.