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Freight Train Network Suffers Lack of Modernization

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Chicago has been a freight rail hub for the past 150 years, but an outdated layout often makes it a bottleneck for the country's shipping network. PBS special correspondent Rick Karr reports in this installment of the Blueprint America series on infrastructure. MPC President MarySue Barrett is featured in this segment.

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