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

"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…
Who knew that the Northwest could be caught up in the vortex of American presidential politics?
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 )-