Thursday, January 15, 2009

Buying rail line makes no senseVisalia Times-Delta - Visalia,CA,USA The rail line has no value as a passenger line. Considering the amount of development in that area of the county, it would have no potential as a light-rail ...

Amtrak derailment at Union Station severely delays 3 Metra linesChicago Tribune - United States On Wednesday evening, Metra officials said the derailment could have a major impact on Thursday morning's rail service, if Amtrak is unable to remove the ...

MPR agrees to collaborate on light railMinneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USAIn what could be more of a cease-fire than a peace treaty, Minnesota Public Radio and the Central Corridor light-rail line have agreed to work together on ...

Is CN acquisition tip of the iceberg?Chicago Daily Herald - Chicago,IL,USAThe CSX railroad already has a "short line partnership" with the EJ&E. It's unknown whether this partnership would be grandfathered in with the CN purchase. ...

Gibbons, Heller lead list of dignitaries to attend Engine 93 birthday Ely Daily Times - Ely,NV,USABy JOHN PLESTINA Locomotive 93 will be 100 years old Saturday, and Gov. Jim Gibbons and Rep. Dean Heller, R-Nev., top the list of dignitaries who will help ...

Photos and information on engine 93, Nevada Northern Railway http://www.nevadanorthernrailway.net/

GO trades blames as freezing commuters fume Globe and Mail - CanadaTrouble-plagued GO Transit tried to blame Canadian National Railway Co. yesterday after thousands of commuters faced a morning of cancelled trains and ...

Is company's demise a setback for SunRail? Backers say no Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USAThat means the proposed system -- recently dubbed SunRail -- will rely largely on components basic to railroads since their inception: a locomotive pulling ...

Norfolk Southern probing cause of train derailment The Tribune-Democrat - Johnstown,PA,USANorfolk Southern Corp. spokesman Rudy Husband said the accident occurred at 7:55 am The 124-car train was bound from Conway, outside Pittsburgh, to Reading. ...

Railroad worker claims defective switch caused injurySoutheast Texas Record - Beaumont,TX,USABy Kelly Holleran A railroad worker has filed suit against Econo-Rail Corporation and Trans-Global Solutions, alleging he was injured while working for the ...

South Shore ridership down slightly in 2008Chicago Tribune - United StatesAP GARY, Ind. - South Shore railroad officials say ridership dropped slightly in 2008 because of the economic downtown. ...

Commissioners deny help for Railroad Authority debtSusquehanna Independent - Montrose,PA,USAThe Railroad Authority also owes $9000 to Attorney Patrick Lacelle for legal services rendered during the time the authority attempted to purchase land for ...

Fitch Rates CSX's New Notes 'BBB-'MarketWatch (press release) - USAThe Issuer Default Rating (IDR) for CSX is 'BBB-'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. CSX's ratings reflect the notable improvement in the railroad's operating ...

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