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STB Approves Proposal for New Utah Short Line

Savage Tooele Railroad may begin construction and revival of moribund Union Pacific branch line

Federal regulators have approved Savage Tooele Railroad’s proposal to build and operate 11 miles of trackage in Utah.

Savage Tooele aims to revive Union Pacific’s former 6-mile Warner Branch, restore a quarter mile of ripped-up track, and build 5 miles of new track in the Lakeview Business Park, which is being developed in Grantsville, southwest of Salt Lake City.

The Surface Transportation Board, in a decision issued on Monday, granted Savage Tooele’s request to build and operate the railroad, subject to the environmental mitigation measures recommended by the board’s final environmental analysis.

Read the rest of the story at Trains, here.

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