Freshman Quad Cities lawmaker to introduce bill limiting train lengths

Canadian Pacific, Eastern Iowa river towns sing blues over tripling railroad traffic
A Canadian Pacific (CP) train goes through LeClaire. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON.
Former Bettendorf Alderman Scott Webster, now a freshman Iowa state senator on the transportation committee, plans to introduce a bill this week to offer some measure of relief to train-affected Iowa small towns such as Camanche and Princeton. The proposed legislation would limit the length of a freight train operated in the state to 8,500 […]
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