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Old 12-05-2013, 02:11 PM   #1
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Default Sale of the MMA coming soon

As Paul Harvey would say, "Stand by for news!"

http://bangordailynews.com/2013/12/0...old-this-week/

I have heard a number of theories discussing this with industry sources. The overwhelming majority believe the MMA will not be sold as a complete system to a single operator.

The oil traffic has shifted to CN and Pan Am routings, and is not expected to return. This makes the Moosehead Subdivision west of Brownsville Junction, ME virtually worthless, and it is not expected to survive. That would leave a separated system with two main traffic flows: from Montreal south into Vermont, and from Saint John south to Maine.

We'll see how these expectations pan out soon.
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