jayrmli wrote:does this mean we may eventually see the tank car in freeport move?So the Greenlawn team track is now a "no-go" for NYA service? With regard to the tankcars at Huntington team track, the customer seems to be in no rush to unload them. Is this a cost-effective business practice?Tank cars are privately owned, and not subject to fees that are associated with other types of cars. The railroad doesn't have to pay for these cars while they sit on the property. So if it costs them nothing, it doesn't matter to them.
This is why customers that take cars like this (tank cars, privately owned covered hoppers, etc.) sometimes use these cars for storage. It's actually cheaper than to unload them right away and have to store them.