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Md. construction supplier gets new railroad, first train (access required)

Chaney Enterprises, a construction supplier in Gambrills, recently completed a new railway and is operating its first train. The company now offers limestone transported by a new railway at its 520-acre facility on Acton Lane in Waldorf. The company expects that ...

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Rep. Cummings seeks progress on Baltimore rail station redevelopment (access required)

Rep. Elijah Cummings is pushing for Amtrak officials to make progress on the long awaited redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station. The Baltimore Sun reports that Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman said Friday that nine firms are interested in the project, but ...

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Many Baltimore residents oppose tunnel relocation project (access required)

Several west Baltimore residents are opposing a plan that would re-route a train tunnel beneath their homes, businesses and neighborhood centers. The Baltimore Sun reports over 60 residents attended Saturday’s public hearing, urging Amtrak and state, federal, and local transportation ...

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U.S. would approve rail merger?

(AP) The CEO of Canadian Pacific says U.S. regulators would approve a well-structured railroad merger, but nothing is planned now that talks with CSX ended. CEO Hunter Harrison said during a conference call Tuesday he doesn’t agree with the view ...

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Railroad retiree from Md. gets 18 months for tax evasion

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — An ex-railroad worker from Maryland who ran a West Virginia scrap yard while collecting disability checks will spend 18 months in prison for tax evasion. Fifty-year-old Kenneth Harold Hogan of Oldtown, Md., was sentenced in U.S. District ...

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