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MoneyWorks: Intermodal transportation growing in midstate

Written by Craig Layne, Morning Edition Host/Reporter | Feb 20, 2013 4:01 AM
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Norfolk Southern's Rutherford Intermodal Facility in Swatara Twp., Dauphin Co.

(Harrisburg) -- Crowded, crumbling highways have transportation planners and politicians looking at more efficient ways to move freight in the commonwealth.

One decades-old idea is putting big-rig truck trailers or containers on trains.

As witf's Craig Layne reports as part of our MoneyWorks series, intermodal transportation is getting a lot of new attention and investment - especially in the midstate.

Hear more about Norfolk Southern's new Franklin County intermodal facility: 

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Crane at Rutherford Intermodal Facility

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Trucks parked at the Rutherford Intermodal Facility

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