Northwoods Rail Transit Commission http://wxpr.org en Grant Sought To Buy Rail Cars To Haul Northern Logs http://wxpr.org/post/grant-sought-buy-rail-cars-haul-northern-logs <p>Several northern Wisconsin and Michigan counties are working on a grant to buy rail cars to lure more rail business in the region.</p><p>Wendy Gehlhoff from Florence county chairs the Northwoods Rail Transit Commission.</p><p>The group has been meeting quarterly to keep rail service viable in the region. Canadian National provides service in this region.</p><p>She says one approach is to buy rail cars to haul logs, called the Great Lakes Log Car Fleet...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:39:21 +0000 Ken Krall 17695 at http://wxpr.org Grant Sought To Buy Rail Cars To Haul Northern Logs Expert: Talking Will Lead To More Local Rail Service http://wxpr.org/post/expert-talking-will-lead-more-local-rail-service <p>An Upper Peninsula college professor says communication breakdowns between business and the railroads is hurting commerce in northern Wisconsin and the U.P.</p><p>The Northwoods Rail Transit Commission met last week in Rhinelander. The group is composed of 11 Wisconsin counties and two from the U.P., trying to increase rail use in the region.</p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 23:06:00 +0000 Ken Krall 11071 at http://wxpr.org Expert: Talking Will Lead To More Local Rail Service