Will Barack Obama throw a wrench into the Fairview Container expansion plans? Ye


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"While there is no immediate impact on Prince Rupert’s new $170-million, 500,000-TEU (20-foot-equivalent units, the measurement for a shipping container) port, it could dampen enthusiasm for a massive $650-million expansion just getting under way that is designed to increase capacity to four times that size."— From a Globe and Mail article on Prince Rupert’s Fairview Port and the effect that local politics in Chicago may have on potential expansion…
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Who knew that the Northwest could be caught up in the vortex of American presidential politics?
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The Globe and Mail has an interesting article on CN’s trials and tribulations in buying up an Illinois based railroad and running trains through suburban Chicago , a purchase that could have major implications for Prince Rupert’s Fairview Port…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 5366474041 )-


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