Trains hauling oil, coal, grains sideline Amtrak

Popular northwest passage on time 44.5% for month

Posted: December 29, 2013 at 3:24 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Freight congestion has caused lengthy delays and even cancellations on a popular Amtrak route in recent months, a situation that could worsen as one of the nation’s largest rail companies plans to increase shipments of fossil fuels on much of the route.

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Business, Pages 63 on 12/29/2013