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New PCC railroad section operator named

$5.7 million federal BUILD grant for Eastern Washington railway’s improvements also recognized


Last updated 6/6/2019 at 8:14am

A new operator is coming to one of three branches of the state-owned Palouse River and Coulee City (PCC) rail system. 

After requesting proposals to run the railroad’s P&L Branch, the Washington State Department of Transportation selected Omaha Track as the next operator through a competitive evaluation process. Once an agreement is signed later this summer, the Omaha, Nebraska based company will operate the branch line that runs between the Idaho state line near Pullman and Marshall, just south of Spokane. 

The P&L branch is one of three in the PCC rail system. The other lines are the...

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