Deal reached on New Mexico railhead operation

December 22, 2013 • State News

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation and Burlington Northern Santa Fe have agreed to have the Thoreau Industrial Park Railhead operational by June 2015.

The Farmington Daily Times reports ( ) that the railhead could link a proposed freight railroad that would likely end in Farmington to the transcontinental rail that spans most of the country. The railhead could also drive the construction of that freight line, said Ray Hagerman, CEO of Four Corners Economic Development.

Peter Deswood, a senior economic specialist for the Navajo Login to read more

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