Utah: Pleasant View FrontRunner station closing in August due to new safety rules

By Tim Vandenack, Standard-Examiner; February 17, 2018

PLEASANT VIEW — FrontRunner commuter rail service to Pleasant View, with the lowest ridership in the Utah Transit Authority system, will indefinitely end in August.

The plans stem from federal rules requiring implementation of increased safety measures on commuter and freight trains and tracks by December. The cost to upgrade trains using the line north of the Ogden FrontRunner station to Pleasant View, owned by Union Pacific Railroad, would be prohibitive, thus officials opted to halt service to Pleasant View instead.

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