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Tag Archives: Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co.

State’s freight rail lines require upgrades (VIDEO) (access required)

By Joe Lanane Wisconsin may have to foot an estimated $20 million bill to upgrade the state-owned freight rail line between Madison and Watertown if federal high-speed rail money is not used to improve the track. Ken Lucht, manager of ...

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Madison’s Central Park stuck at crossroads (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Madison’s only Central Park development plan hinges on the state letting the city open a pedestrian crossing over the railroad at Few Street. At the same time, Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co., which operates the railroad, is ...

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Freight rail work fails to get on track

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. will struggle to improve the state’s freight rail service until it gets money for track upgrades, which will be difficult to do until the company improves service. “It’s a chicken-egg thing,” said ...

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