NS invests $22.6M in upgrades to 85-mile "Mon Line" in Pa.

07/18/2013 | Journal of Commerce, The · RailwayAge.com

Norfolk Southern has completed $22.6 million in improvements on the "Mon Line" network, which is a key coal route serving five mines in the Monongahela Valley in Pennsylvania. Work involved tie and ballast installations; new tracks and bridge ties; surface renewal of rail lines; culvert replacements and maintenance; and crossing upgrades. "Jobs, both railroad and non-railroad, depend on the vitality of the Mon Line," said Mike Wheeler, NS vice president engineering. "The work completed here will help keep this line safe and help us serve customers efficiently."

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