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Tacoma: Records detail Mountain Division’s operating losses, audit problems

As we reported in today’s newspaper,  Tacoma Rail has been operating the Mountain Division railroad on behalf of the city for the past two years with no formal operating agreement in place.

Over the same time, an agreed-upon ownership transfer of the railroad — from the city’s general government to TPU’s Tacoma Rail — has also languished without resolution.

Now, some Tacoma City Council and Public Utilities Board members are wondering why it has taken so long to resolve the issues.  During a recent joint study session of the council and utilities board, Tacoma City Manager Eric

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