Transport: Track Deal

Famed is New York Central's advertising slogan: The Water Level Route—You Can Sleep. The implication is that passengers on the Pennsylvania, New York Central's great rival, are kept awake as their trains chuff up and over the Alleghenies to Pittsburgh and Chicago. The same implication, to a lesser degree, works against Baltimore & Ohio whose line roughly follows that of the Pennsylvania through the mountains. Last week B. & O. made a move to take itself out of the shadow of the New York Central's advertising.

Through a deal with New York Central's...

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