Chicago neighborhood of Englewood suffers from expansion of Norfolk Southern Intermodal rail yard

Chicago’s South Side Weekly just ran this moving story of how the expansion of a Norfolk Southern Railway intermodal rail yard is affecting residents of the poor and overburdened Englewood community.

Source: YoChicago

The Norfolk Expansion: How was it decided that Englewood should be partially fed to private industry for its own good?


For background, check out this recent Open Letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel from the Englewood Railway Coalition (ERC), a group of homeowners who refuse to sell to the Norfolk Southern, and the blog post Englewood Railway Coalition fighting to save homes and history.