ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- A St. Cloud rail yard is getting some state money to help make improvements to its equipment and facilities.

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Northern Lines Railroad will use $381,000 to modernize and upgrade rails, and switches and rehabilitate one concrete-grade crossing.

A total of nine freight rail projects in the state are sharing in a grant of just under $7-million.

The money comes from the Minnesota Rail Service Improvement program which is used to improve freight rail service and support economic development across Minnesota.





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