8/17/2010

CSX has already begun transforming its West Springfield, Mass., freight yard -- a $10 million makeover that includes extensive paving, fencing and other improvements. The upgrades will turn the yard into "a 21st century terminal," said Maurice O'Connell, a regional vice president for CSX Transportation. The freight yard comes ahead of an anticipated growth in freight traffic: Massachusetts will permit double-stack trains starting in 2012.

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