Wednesday, December 14, 2011

$10 million grant for Shelby train facility could leverage hundreds of jobs

The Northern Express Transport Authority in Shelby has secured an almost $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to complete an intermodal facility that will allow shipping containers to be transferred from truck to rail.
"The timing of this is perfect for Montana," authority board member Mark Cole said Tuesday. "With the growth in wind energy and oilfield expansions, we've struggled without enough track and proper equipment." Continued

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