28-mile railway restoration

The 28-mile railway restoration is expected to allow the New Elk Coal Mine, just west of Weston, to move its coking coal to the Convent Marine Terminal in New Orleans, Louisiana.

A new railway currently under design, which is expected to help move coal to port for the New Elk Coal Company, has run into a small hiccup and the county is requesting area resident’s input.

The 28-mile railway restoration is expected to allow the New Elk Coal Mine, just west of Weston, to move its coking coal to the Convent Marine Terminal in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to a company map.

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