ANOTHER OLD FRIEND REVIVED AND FINDING MORE POTENTIAL FREIGHT CUSTOMERS—YAY!
Saratoga & North Creek Railway is in negotiations with a second customer that wants to remove material from the abandoned NL Industries mines in Tahawus. Great!
The railway’s executive director, Justin Gonyo, said this week that the company hopes to complete a contract that would result in additional freight train traffic on the rail line from Tahawus to Corinth.
That contract would come in addition to one being signed with a company that plans to remove millions of tons of tailings from the former titanium mines to use in road construction.
The removal for road construction was expected to begin this year, with tailings taken from Tahawus to Corinth by train, then trucked from Corinth to the port of Albany to be shipped south.
But Gonyo said the first company, which has not been identified publicly, now wants to ship the material by rail to Albany, so SNCRR is negotiating…
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