With a single carrier, Poland Spring could potentially ship direct to the NYC market (via the Bronx, perhaps at hunts point terminal market—alleviating the need to build that terminal in CT and dealing with trucking down I-95).
jamoldover wrote: ↑Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:24 pm ]You've forgotten about CSX's ex-CNJ/B&O line down to Trenton and the Philadelphia area that starts from Bound Brook (at the same junction NS's ex-LV line does). They have no problems getting south from the New York area on their own rails.Interesting to learn that former CNJ line got clawed by Chessie. I was of thought that any former RDG lines went to Topper so he could gallop his way to his PRR at Harrisburg.
MEC407 wrote: ↑Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:11 pm Regarding news media coverage or lack thereof:Maine's second-largest paper, the Bangor Daily News, finally decided to post something about the PAR sale on their web site, but instead of assigning a reporter to do a story, they picked up the brief blurb from Maine Public Radio.
As of 4pm today, there hasn't been a single word about the CSX-PAR acquisition in any of Maine's newspapers or on any of Maine's TV stations.
Maine Public Radio, which is Maine's NPR affiliate, did mention it briefly on-air today and posted a brief story on their web site at 2pm...
roberttosh wrote: ↑Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:02 pm I wonder if they have any plans for the Fuel terminals in Revere? Am guessing there's probably a few different products that could potentially move in there by rail.There was serious talk of moving ethanol by rail into that area a few years ago but it was thwarted by local ordinances that would have prohibited storage of the product, so that's out, unless CSX makes a legal challenge.
There was serious talk of moving ethanol by rail into that area a few years ago but it was thwarted by local ordinances that would have prohibited storage of the product, so that's out, unless CSX makes a legal challenge.Here's everything you could want to know on that topic: