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City of La Crosse finalizes deal with BNSF for second rail line

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October 29, 2014 | News 8000 |LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – A second rail line is coming to La Crosse.

The city has agreed to terms of a $4 million deal with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.

In the agreement, BNSF will pay for training of local firefighters and for specialized equipment in case of a hazardous material spill on the tracks.

The company will also add concrete rail ties to reduce noise, as well as add an underpass and two new holes to Forest Hills golf course.

[Read the entire article here.]

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