We asked Ventura City Manager Alex McIntyre to help with this. This is his response. Odd though that this has never happened before. By the way these cars are for transporting vehicles.
We spoke with the folks from UP and shared with them our concerns. They’re fully aware of the situation.
We are told it is a capacity issue within the overall rail system. It has to do with the overwhelming amount of freight moving through southern California.
We don’t yet have a date on when they plan to move the freight train.
I hope this helps.
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