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Rail Line Sale Still Possible

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Rail Line Sale Still Possible

The sale of the former DM&E rail line from western Minnesota through South Dakota is still possible, but no decisions will be made until sometime next year.

CP Rail spokesman Ed Greenberg says they are still looking at details of a possible sale…

 

CP has been taking bids on the six hundred mile section of its system from Tracy Minnesota west through South Dakota.

At a recent state rail meeting, comments were made about the poor condition of the CP system, especially west of Pierre. Greenberg says they are meeting all maintenance standards…

 

Greenberg says that section of track through west river South Dakota does have some physical challenges due to the terrain…

 

Greenberg says besides meeting company standards, they also have to abide by federal regulations on the condition of their track.

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