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Trains Run on Coos Rail Line Again

COOS BAY, Ore. — After nearly six years of sitting empty, the Coos Bay Rail Link has trains running on it again.

Roseburg Forest Products sent a shipment of plywood from its Coquille mill Monday morning.

The 134-mile rail line shut down in 2007 because of significant repairs that were needed. That prompted communities in southwest Oregon to unite to buy the line and restore it.

Photos courtesy of Oregon International Port of Coos Bay.

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