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End in sight for overhaul of busy Tower 55 rail junction, which is also a choke point

(Source: Omaha World-Herald, August 24, 2014)

OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific Corp. and BNSF Railway are almost finished with a $104 million overhaul of the nation’s busiest rail intersection that is key to moving freight and passengers nationally and internationally. The four-way intersection in Fort Worth, Texas, known as Tower 55 for the control tower there, sees about 100 trains a day pass through.

Full story: Omaha World-Herald

Monday, August 25, 2014

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