Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Extra-long trains backing up traffic at Fort Collins intersections

Train on BNSF in Fort Collins.

Freight rail has been in the news in Northern Colorado as a result of longer trains and maintenance. BNSF is running longer trains as part of an efficiency study of its network. Trains on the Great Western Railroad are running more frequently but in shorter consists. These trains have led to an increase in delays along many of Fort Collins' main streets.Construction is expected to continue throughout the summer, but no schedule has been posted for the longer trains on the BNSF track.

For more information, read the article from the Coloradoan.

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