Thursday, January 26, 2012

Norfolk Southern Railway expresses concerns about Red Line proposal

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — Members of the multi-agency Red Line Task Force met to discuss plans for a 25-mile commuter line, which could be in jeopardy, according to some decision makers.
"This rail project isn't in trouble. It's dead, at this point," said Iredell County Commissioner Ken Robertson.
Robertson, along with four other members of the Iredell County Board of Commissioners, rejected the proposed Red Line (estimated to cost $452 million) because of funding concerns last week.
Now, Robertson said he's even more concerned after Norfolk Southern, the company which owns the track, released a letter saying it has issues with the proposal, too. Continued

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