New Demo Testing

New Demo Testing

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Milano Rail Expands Again: Rail Expansion Phase 2

Milano Rail Expands Again: Rail Expansion Phase 2

Milano is expanding from a 15-car capacity to a 60-car capacity to meet the needs of our rapidly growing customer base. This expansion will allow Milano Rail to provide a much larger storage capability while also allowing us to interchange between the railroads onsite; NS, UP …
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Case Study: Recycled Railroad Ties

Case Study: Recycled Railroad Ties

Each week Milano Railways Logistics receives about 100 tons of used railroad ties from a Class I railroad customer.   Milano technicians strip the timber of metal plates and any remaining hardware before sorting by size and quality and finally selling them for use in commercial and …
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Case Study: Pittsburgh Pipe

Case Study: Pittsburgh Pipe

Pittsburgh Pipe, located in Litchfield, IL, manufactured pipe for a high speed rail project from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. The individual pipe pieces were an impressive 9′ in diameter by 20′ in length, weighing 26,500lbs each. The pipe was brought into Milano on trucks and …
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Case Study: Northwest Belt & Conveyor Company

Case Study: Northwest Belt & Conveyor Company

Northwest Belt is a puveyor of used and surplus new conveyor belting, primarily used in mines for automated material transport.  However, the company has identified many uses for their used belting, including mud flaps, equipment covers, noise and dust screens, and industrial room dividers. For the project …
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Case Study: Koppers

Case Study: Koppers

Koppers is an integrated global provider of treated wood products for a variety of niche applications. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, they are the largest supplier of cross ties and switch ties to Class I and shortlne railroads in North America.  Milano Railway Logistics is an anchor …
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Case Study: Dudley Lumber Company

Case Study: Dudley Lumber Company

Dudley Lumber Co. is a premium decking manufacturer located in Salem, AL. While the lumber is manufactured in AL, it’s treated in Vincennes, IN… over 600 miles round trip. The decking arrived at Milano by NS direct service. Our laydown yard, where the decking was stored, …
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Case Study: Beasley Forest Products (now Yak Mats)

Case Study: Beasley Forest Products (now Yak Mats)

Contractors often face the challenge of not having firm enough ground for cranes and other large-scale machinery to  gain safe and secure access to construction sites.  Wooden pathways known as crane mats laid out on the ground provide a foundation for these huge machines to move …
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Acquisition of Park Plaza Mall

Acquisition of Park Plaza Mall

Mt. Vernon, IL — An agreement has been reached for Park Plaza, the dilapidated retail center at 10th Street and Casey Street, to be purchased from the City by Milano Railway Logistics for $675,000. Milano’s plan for the property will transform blight, create jobs and bring …
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Acquisition of Adjacent School Property

Acquisition of Adjacent School Property

Mt. Vernon, IL — The planned expansion of the Milano Railway facility continues with the recent purchase of 12 acres occupied by an abandoned high school and athletic fields  to the north of Milano’s current rail and recycling operations (Shown in blue on map). In addition, …
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7<sup>th</sup> Street and Casey Avenue Is Open!

7th Street and Casey Avenue Is Open!

Mt. Vernon, IL — Mary Burgan, president of Milano Railway Services, and Mt. Vernon officials cut the ribbon to re-open the intersection of 7th Street and Casey Avenue. in a win for small business and community. After being closed for nearly six years due to safety …
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