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…


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


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…


Four to six trains travel through Brookings each day.

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