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Watkins Yard Project Project
Summary Information
Railroad Union Pacific
Overview A brand new classification yard, coal yard, and intermodal facility will be constructed in or near Watkins, CO, replacing the yards at 36th street.
Purpose A new yard constructed outside of the city limits of Denver would greatly reduce the taxes Union Pacific must pay. In addition, the yard would not be confined by existing structures. A new intermodal facility (for trains on the Greeley Sub) and a new coal yard (for trains on the Moffat Sub) would increase train productivity.
Plan Unknown

Detail Information
Timeline Construction beginning sometime between 2010 and 2015.
Major Obstacles 1. Funding / Priority from Omaha.
2. Land acquisition.
Project Updates
12/1/2005 - Unknown
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