This Saturday! Meeting about freight railroad electrification – Olympia WA

The “Solutionary Rail Movement” promotes the electrification of the U.S. freight rail system, and proposes to start with the conversion of the BNSF Northern Transcon line for passenger and freight transportation between Chicago and Seattle.

If you can be in Olympia, Washington on Saturday, please consider attending The Future of Railroads: Safety, Workers, Community & the Environment meeting.

To learn more, check out the blog post Does the Northwest need electric trains?  by environmental reporter Martha Baskin,

and visit the Solutionary Rail and North American Steel Interstate web sites.