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9/14/2011



Rail News: Maintenance Of Way

Ohio rail commission to consider rail projects


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Tomorrow, the Ohio Rail Development Commission (ORDC) will consider several measures involving rail infrastructure projects at their regular monthly meeting.

Commissioners will vote on a resolution to administrate an $800,000 ORDC award to the village of Leipsic to build a rail connection to a “Job Ready” site at the Iron Highway Industrial Park, and a resolution to approve a $150,000 grant to the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co. (W&LE) to replace ties along its Sandyville Line. The W&LE would provide $150,000 for the project.

In addition, they will consider a $105,000 grant for the R.J. Corman Railroad Group to rehabilitate more than three miles of track on the RJ Corman Cleveland Line, matching $105,000 from the railroad, and a proposed lease extension for the state-owned Glass Rock Line.


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