Tollway sues Canadian railroad over western access to O'Hare

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Tollway sues Canadian railroad over western access to O'Hare

Unread postby Notch 8 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:18 am

Frustrated with what it says is a Canadian railway's refusal to negotiate, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority has filed a lawsuit before a federal regulatory agency demanding that it be allowed to run highway ramps over train tracks just west of O'Hare International Airport. The toll authority asked the U.S. Surface Transportation Board on Tuesday to decide "on an expedited basis" to allow the toll authority to build five ramps over Canadian Pacific Railway tracks, according to the toll authority's petition. "This was the last resort — we had no other option," said Bob Schillerstrom, toll authority chairman. "The Canadian Pacific worked with us for a long period of time and then completely changed their position.

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Re: Tollway sues Canadian railroad over western access to O'

Unread postby dinwitty » Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:21 pm

the problem is planning, the tollway has been rambuncious and unprepared about its construction, Thats why CP walked off.
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Re: Tollway sues Canadian railroad over western access to O'

Unread postby Standard Railfan » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:24 pm

That and E. Hunter Harrison is a ....... :lol:
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