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Federal grant for rail a boon to Port of Tucson

(Source: Arizona Daily Star, September 1, 2013)

TUCSON, Ariz. — A $5 million grant to expand the ability to service rail freight in Tucson has put the region in a new league, officials said Saturday. The Port of Tucson received the award from the U.S. Department of Transportation to build a ramp off Union Pacific’s main line that will allow a train to run through the facility and journey coast to coast.

Full story: Arizona Daily Star

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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