Tom O'Connor Group

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Tag Archives: Surface Transportation Board

Ex Parte 711 supports access to Competitive Switching

We have appeared in the Opening Round of Ex Parte 711, the Competitive Switching proceeding at the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on behalf of one of our clients.  We filed evidence supporting Competitive Switching, as in  the NITL proposal.    The Opening Statement we filed in Ex Parte 711, the Competitive Switching proceeding at the STB …

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Casualties and insurance costs on US railroads

An area near Columbus, Ohio was evacuated on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 2:05 a.m. CDT after 16 cars of a Norfolk Southern Railway freight train derailed. NTSB board member Earl F. Weener said the agency had a 12-person team reviewing data from the early-morning derailment on the Norfolk Southern Corp. tracks, north of downtown. …

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