Cutting through the heart of the Appalachians

Carter, Jim
April 2010
Railway Gazette International;Apr2010, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Heartland Corridor project, a public-private partnership which aims to bring double-stack services to cities in Ohio, West Virginia and Virginia and reduce times for longer hauls to and from U.S. east coast ports. It notes that the public sector would benefit from enhanced economic development and modal shift brought by the project. In addition, development of the Heartland Corridor would help the Virginia Port Authority market its facilities in Norfolk and Portsmouth. The funding package for the project is detailed.


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