• ECBU: Will NS Keep It Or Sell It

  • Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
  by lakeshoredave
 
Is the ECBU a long term thing in the eyes of NS management or does everyone here think they will spin it off to a company like Rail Generica or the G&W?

  by chrisjz
 
They will eventually sell it and I'm sure the same fate awaits the DBU (Delmarva Business Unit) in Delaware. When I was working at Edgemoor yard in Wilmington Delaware, there was talk coming from management about selling to RJ Corman and few others. They even have policies currently in effect regarding what happens to the T&E employees should a sale take place. What does that tell you?

  by lakeshoredave
 
With the little amount of actual online traffic that some of the ECBU lines have, I cannot see why NS would keep these routes. Most trains I saw in Fayetteville or when I was up near Raleigh always had less than 30 cars....50 cars was considered a huge train.