Thursday, December 29, 2011

Democratic lawmakers seek delay in sale of Wisconsin & Southern Railroad

Five Democratic state representatives asked that a federal agency delay approval of the sale of Milwaukee-based Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. to a Kansas firm.
In a letter to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board on Wednesday, the legislators said a 60-day delay in the sale to Watco Transportation Services LLC would provide time to investigate whether loss of local control of the short-line railroad would hurt shippers here. Continued

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