Soglin: Railroad company will work to avoid crossing delays

Mayor requested meeting with top railroad executives after several incidents

Madison's mayor says the Wisconsin and Southern Railroad will work to avoid long delays at crossings in the future because it does "not want to be seen as a villain."

Railroad malfunction ties up traffic almost 2 hours

Mayor Soglin to meet with Wisconsin and Southern railroad

Malfunctioning railroad signals tied up traffic on John Nolen Drive for nearly two hours Friday night, and Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is meeting with Wisconsin and Southern railroad officials about the incident.