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Quonset Business Park

Post by Jeff Smith » Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:18 am

PBN.com: Quonset Development Corp. gets $3M to finish plans to expand rail capacity
NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Quonset Development Corp. received a $3 million federal grant for the Quonset Freight Rail Enhancements and Expansion project, which will increase freight train capacity at the Quonset Business Park, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Thursday.

According to the QDC and Reed, the rail at the business park is approaching capacity, with traffic tripling since 2007.

The project would increase inbound and outbound freight capacity by creating 5,700 feet of new rail siding, capable of accommodating 58 rail cars, according to Quonset Development Corp. Managing Director Steven J. King. The project is also expected to reduce congestion within the business park. Reed noted the function of the new rail siding would be utilized as “storage tracks.”
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Re: Quonset Business Park

Post by Jeff Smith » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:46 pm

ProgressiveRailroading.com
• up to $3 million for the Quonset freight-rail enhancements and expansion for Mill Creek Railyard in Rhode Island
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