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Old 03-12-2010, 08:30 PM   #9
troy12n
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Originally Posted by Chase55671 View Post
I've been told my numerous sources that the export coal demand is about to shoot through the ceiling, thus meaning a considerable increase in trains around these parts of WVa. can be expected. 100 units on CSX have been removed from storage this week. A set of nearly 10-15 locomotives from Waycross made a trip up here to Huntington to be placed back into service.

Looks like KY, WV, & VA could see a substantial increase in traffic here in the upcoming weeks. Time will tell.
Which means a meltdown on the C&O East of Richmond because it was single tracked in the 1990's and the yards in and around the Tidewater downsized, whereas NS still has ample capacity and multiple tracks in and out of Norfolk
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