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More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

Eric Gutridge, owner of a gunsmith shop on Broad Street, talks about the trains that pass through Griffith Junction and back up traffic in front of his shop. Sometimes motorists will hop out of their cars while waiting for a train and inquire about his services.

April 09, 2014 8:05 pm
More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

Brady Coddinton, 5, climbs on playground equipment at Griffith's Tot Park on Indiana Street while a freight train passes by on the EJ&E line behind him. Canadian National has tripled the number of trains running on the line since purchasing it five years ago. It has also paid for $6 mill…

April 09, 2014 8:06 pm
More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

Nick Mileusnic, right, owner of John's Pizzeria on Broad Street in Griffith, talks about how vehicle tie-ups caused by trains at the Griffith Junction are bad and going to get worse. In February, there were 19 occasions when the vehicle crossing there was blocked for 10 minutes or more, acco…

April 09, 2014 8:06 pm
Rail traffic rolls on in region

Rail traffic rolls on in region

Rachel Snyder, of Griffith, sits on a merry-go-round with her daughter Makayla, 2, while a freight train passes by Tot Park, in Griffith. Canadian National has tripled the number of trains running on the line since purchasing it five years ago. The railroad has also spent $6 million on safet…

April 09, 2014 8:06 pm
More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

Rachel Snyder, of Griffith, watches children play in Griffith's Tot Park while a freight train passes by on the EJ&E line. Canadian National has tripled the number of trains running on the line since purchasing it five years ago. It has also paid for $6 million in safety improvements for…

April 09, 2014 8:05 pm
Canadian National traffic surges on EJ&E

Canadian National traffic surges on EJ&E

Traffic backs up in the southbound lane of Broad Street in Griffith as a train rumbles through Griffith Junction. Canadian National has tripled the number of trains running on the EJ&E line through the junction since buying the line five years ago.

April 09, 2014 8:05 pm
Canadian National traffic surges on EJ&E

Canadian National traffic surges on EJ&E

A child watches in fascination while a freight train rumbles south on the EJ&E line past Griffith's Tot Park on Indiana Street. Canadian National has tripled the number of trains running on the line since purchasing it five years ago.

April 09, 2014 8:06 pm

Canadian National merges local railroads

Canadian National Railway has completed a merger of its EJ&E Railway into its Wisconsin Central subsidiary, in a move the company said will have no impact on extensive improvements it pledged when it acquired the EJ&E in 2009.

December 31, 2012 2:15 pm

Court rules railroad must fund bulk of Lynwood overpass

A federal appeals court has ruled Canadian National Railway must abide by a 2008 decision of the Surface Transportation Board and fund 78.5 percent of the cost of a rail overpass on U.S. 30 in Lynwood.

March 16, 2011 2:45 pm

Arguments wrap in EJ&E case

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has finished hearing arguments over regulators' approval of the 2008 purchase of the EJ&E Railway by Canadian National Railway Co.

November 11, 2010 1:00 pm
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