Gulfport, MS Branch, Increased Traffic

Hytec Mar 13, 2013

  1. Hytec

    Hytec TrainBoard Member

    There has been significant traffic increase on the Gulfport, MS Branch over the past month or so. Prior to the Class 4 track upgrade there was only one train a day, one northbound three days a week, and one southbound on the alternating days. Now there are at least two trains each day, including Saturdays, and occasionally one on Sunday. I wonder if the upgrade project nearing completion has allowed KCS Marketing greater success in expanding existing customers, and/or attracting new customers. Does anyone have information on this increased traffic?

    I haven't seen any trains since I've been aware of the traffic increase. Unfortunately with the higher track speeds, by the time I hear the horns it's too late to hop in the car and drive to the nearest crossing.
  2. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    Oops. The law of unintended consequences?

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