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BNSF charges city of Lincoln $50,000 for delaying trains 7.5 hours

(Source: Nebraska Watchdog, June 4, 2014)

LINCOLN, Neb. — When two girders slipped last year on a pedestrian bridge being built across railroad tracks to Lincoln’s new Pinnacle Bank Arena, the bridge failure delayed the bridge opening two months and racked up an extra $800,000 in repairs. Among the collateral damage was $50,000 the city had to pay BNSF Railway because train traffic below the bridge was delayed for 7.5 hours the day the $5 million bridge failed.

Full story: Nebraska Watchdog

Thursday, June 05, 2014

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