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The largest intermodal facility in the Union Pacific (UP) system, Global III is opening this month in a town about 30 miles west of Chicago. Occupying 1,200 acres, the site includes an 843-acre yard, with room for expansion, and a mitigation area. Global III excels in three areas: congestion relief, operational and environmental engineering, and local government cooperation. The article provides vital statistics for the system, discusses specific qualities, such as surpassing flood control requirements, and setting the standard for local cooperation while providing benefits to the surrounding community.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    345 Hudson Street
    New York, NY  United States  10014
  • Publication Date: 2003-8

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00962943
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 4 2003 12:00AM