C-P To Up Speeds Through Volga And Brookings

The trains going through Brookings County will soon be moving much faster.  The Canadian Pacific says they will gradually up the speed to 40-miles an hour.  Canadian Pacificpublic affairs manager T-J Nelson says they’ll increase the speeds over a several week period starting monday…

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The gradual implementation is designed to let people in Volga and Brookings get used to the higher speeds…

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None of the crossings yet have gates, although they are in the works for the crossing on Main in Brookings.  Nelson says gated crossings are not necessarily safer…

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Four to six trains travel through Brookings each day.

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