Polson Line

Montana Rail Link (reporting mark MRL) is a privately held Class II railroad in the United States. MRL, which operates on trackage originally built by the Northern Pacific Railway, is a unit of the Washington Companies, and is headquartered in Missoula, Montana. Website: montanarail.com
rr503
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Polson Line

Post by rr503 » Fri Sep 16, 2016 11:30 pm

What is the current status of the line? Last I heard, the major customer on the line (a sawmill?) closed, but I couldn't find out if it was still open.

Thanks!

vermontanan
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Re: Polson Line

Post by vermontanan » Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:27 pm

The current status of the line is that service has been "discontinued." MRL stopped running on the line after an extremely wet Spring of 2013 would have required extensive repairs. The south end of the line, between Dixon and Moiese, has been used for car storage.

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Re: Polson Line

Post by theseaandalifesaver » Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:20 am

Is this the same branch that passes through Stevensville?

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