Pennsylvania Undertakes Railway Upgrades

15 December 2009 (Last Updated December 15th, 2009 18:30)

The US state of Pennsylvania has announced that it will carry out rail projects in 31 counties using a $24.5m investment. The rail projects, which include upgrades and capacity expansion, will be carried out by 39 freight rail companies. Work will be funded by $15m from the st

The US state of Pennsylvania has announced that it will carry out rail projects in 31 counties using a $24.5m investment.

The rail projects, which include upgrades and capacity expansion, will be carried out by 39 freight rail companies.

Work will be funded by $15m from the state capital budget programme and $9.5m from the transport department's Rail Freight Assistance Programme.