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Chicago Struggles with Freight Train Congestion

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Chicago Struggles with Freight Train Congestion

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Chicago Struggles with Freight Train Congestion

Chicago Struggles with Freight Train Congestion

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Transportation planners and rail companies propose restructuring Chicago's railroad system, a hub for freight shipped across America. Congestion has raised shipping costs, but planners disagree on who pays for a project estimated at $1.5 billion. NPR's David Schaper reports.