PRESS RELEASE #1
Property Graded – First Tracks to be
Colorado – Great Northwestern officials proudly announced that
the yard area has been grubbed, graded and is ready for laying of track. “This breaks a 5 year hiatus since we
actually owned property. The next step
is to see a train moved,” said one railroad official. However, the news did not reach the same level
of jubilation with all the area residents.
“What’s so interesting about trains?” asked Kevin, a resident living
near the yard area.
The grading allows the first
step of reconstruction of the Great Northwestern Railway. The GNW has purchased the old Denver, Southpark and Pacific right of way from the
Burlington Northern, and plans to expand to the west coast via southwestern Colorado. “First things first, we are planning on
serving the local businesses here in the metro area as soon as we can. This will let us get a revenue stream to
expand the system,” remarked the planning officer.
“The grading company did a
good job for us. The place is flat as a
board,” said the planning official. The
ground was found to be composed mostly of a pink foam-like material set in
layers. “This stuff is weird, but it
will let us complete our goals on time.”
The GNW is targeting early spring to bring rail service to several area
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