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A train passes through the Trott Avenue Southwest crossing in Willmar. Willmar City Council members have approved an agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway and the state Transportation Department to install equipment at the crossing to make it a quiet zone. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar City Council OKs agreement with BNSF for Trott Avenue quiet zone

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WILLMAR -- The sound of train horns at the Trott Avenue Southwest railroad crossing will be a thing of the past next year under an agreement approved Monday by the Willmar City Council.

The agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway and the Minnesota Department of Transportation allows city staff to proceed with installation of improvements to create a zone where train horns are not sounded when a locomotive approaches and proceeds through the crossing.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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