• Port of Long Beach obtains federal grant for Terminal Island rail project

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The Port of Long Beach has been awarded a $14.5 million federal grant to help fund the Terminal Island Wye Track Realignment Rail Project, which when completed will move trains in and out of the port faster, reduce locomotive idling and improve safety, port officials announced late last week.

The project will "dramatically" improve rail efficiency throughout the port complex, especially on Terminal Island, which is home to the California port's largest container terminal, Pier T, port officials said in a press release. The project calls for construction of new tracks and an enhanced triangular rail junction where long trains can be turned and staged.
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