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August 28, 2017 SEATTLE—BNSF Railway has called back roughly 4,000 of the 5,000 workers who were furloughed across its system last year, reflecting stronger volumes of coal, grain, and intermodal containers and trailers, a spokesman said.
Across 18th Avenue from the cafe, the rest of the intermodal facility remains under construction.
Birmingham Planning and Engineering Director Andre Bittas said construction of the remainder of the intermodal facility: the Amtrak and Greyhound terminal building is expected to be complete by the end of June.
Commissioner Michael Ashcraft questioned whether the county could defend giving a tax incentive for an area that is already attractive to developers because of the nearness of the new intermodal freight facility.
Intermodal providers compete with the trucking market for freight, typically offering lower prices for moving cargo long distances by rail, which tends to be slower.
But grain volumes jumped, the slide in coal volume and revenue was more modest and intermodal business was flat.
The dispute highlights the high stakes in tie-ups over intermodal transport.
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