Natural gas could come to Fairbanks via railroad

February 3, 2015

The Alaska Railroad is applying to become the nation’s first railroad system to ship natural gas by rail, a move that comes as the state looks for cheap ways to deliver the product to Fairbanks.

Alaska Railroad Corp. CEO Bill O’Leary told the Senate Finance Committee on Feb. 2 that the public corporation will apply this week with the Federal Railroad Administration to carry liquefied natural gas containers.

Read the complete story at the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.