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11/2/2006



Rail News: Maintenance Of Way

North Carolina Railroad to install CWR on 15 track miles


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On Monday, North Carolina Railroad Co. (NCRR) will begin upgrading rail in three track segments totaling 15 miles east of Selma, N.C. The railroad plans to replace 90-pound multi-jointed rail with 132-pound continuous-welded rail.

Norfolk Southern Railway crews will perform the work, which is expected to take three weeks to complete.

The $6 million project will improve service reliability between Goldsboro and Morehead City, according to NCRR, which owns and manages a 317-mile corridor between Morehead City and Charlotte. Each day, more than 60 NS trains and eight Amtrak trains travel along the corridor.


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