A Canadian Pacific train rumbled through the intersection at Birch Avenue Monday, the only railroad crossing in Alexandria that doesn’t have a gated crossing. It is scheduled to receive one later this year, however, which would be a step in the process of making Alexandria a Railroad Quiet Zone. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)
Will Alexandria silence train whistles?
Will the lonesome whistle of a train no longer be heard in Alexandria?
The Alexandria City Council is looking into the possibility.
At its December 23 meeting, the council considered creating a “Railroad
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