Re: UP tunnel work update - also some fire news
Author: Shortline Sammie
Date: 06-10-2018 - 20:04

Announcement Number: CN2018-16 - June Wrote:
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> Regional Outlook
> The Western Region has improved, as velocity has
> increased month over month. As we continue to work
> to reduce inventory at our network yards and the
> region has fewer track renewal projects in the
> coming months, we anticipate further improvement.
> However, the recent tunnel collapse between Eugene
> and Chemult, Oregon, may delay the anticipated
> improvement as we work to repair the tunnel and
> trains in the region are rerouted for a period of
> days.
> -----
> "...corridor serving 18 to 20 trains a day."
>
> "We don't know how long it will be until this is
> out," said Ed Immel, rail planner with the Oregon
> Department of Transportation.
>
> The closure has forced Union Pacific to route some
> Los Angeles-bound freight as far east as Salt Lake
> City, Immel said. The railroad also is diverting
> trains through Bend on a Burlington Northern Santa
> Fe-owned rail line, Immel said. But the line,
> known as the Oregon Trunk, normally handles only
> 10 trains daily.
>
> "That Oregon Trunk railroad just doesn't have the
> capacity to handle 18 to 20 new trains a day,"
> Immel said.

I'm confused...Ed Immel retired from OPDT years ago and was replaced by Bob Melbo...did Ed go back to work at ODOT or is he working as a consultant/spokesman?



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  UP tunnel work update - also some fire news SP5103 06-09-2018 - 10:47
  Re: UP tunnel work update - also some fire news BN Oly 06-09-2018 - 15:27
  Re: UP tunnel work update - also some fire news Announcement Number: CN2018-16 - June 06-09-2018 - 16:26
  Re: UP tunnel work update - also some fire news Arlen Sheldrake 06-09-2018 - 18:15
  Re: UP tunnel work update - also some fire news OPRRMS 06-09-2018 - 21:17
  Re: UP tunnel work update - also some fire news Shortline Sammie 06-10-2018 - 20:04
  Re: UP tunnel work update - also some fire news Shortline Sammie 06-10-2018 - 20:06
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