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Blocked crossings become problematic in Abilene, Kansas

(Source: Reflector-Chronicle, August 20, 2019)

ABILENE, Kan. — A train blocking the railroad crossing at Buckeye Avenue near Second Street last week caused U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., to be late to his visit to Abilene. “Being on time is an important thing to me, and it was annoying to be sitting there waiting for the train to cross so I could be where I was supposed to be on time,” he said. Many area motorists were detained when a train blocked the same Union Pacific railroad crossings on August 2 for well over an hour.

Full story: Reflector-Chronicle

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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