The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo33° Cloudy

Saturday

Hi38° Cloudy

Saturday Night

Lo31° Patchy Fog

Sunday

Hi39° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo32° Chance Rain

Monday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Monday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi43° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo31° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi41° Partly Sunny

Cold Train iced as BNSF juggles higher rail volumes

Send to Kindle
Print This

QUINCY — Cold Train Express suspended its Quincy-to-Chicago service on Thursday after executives said increased congestion across BNSF Railway’s northern routes slowed Cold Train delivery times and cut business up to 70 percent.

Quincy’s refrigerated rail service has been squeezed to one train a day by increased rail traffic caused by a surge in North Dakota’s oil and coal trains, said company officials. Delays and schedule changes have doubled the Cold Train’s delivery times to six days and greatly increased fuel and equipment costs, they said.

View my optionsorSign in