Norfolk Southern short line partner suffers partial tunnel wall collapse

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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Norfolk Southern announced today that it is closing the Roanoke Distribution Center and transferring all locomotive work to Juniata Shops in Altoona, Pa.
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Norfolk Southern’s partner, Pan Am Railways, has reported a partial wall collapse in the Hoosac Tunnel which affects all trains operating between Mechanicsville, New York, and Ayer, Massachusetts. Pan Am Railway’s engineering department is evaluating the situation and Norfolk Southern will provide updates as they are available. Customers with traffic in the affected area should expect delays of at least 48 hours.

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