Thursday, January 8, 2009

Washington short line eyes economic stimulus to help fund track ...Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USAIn 2004, the short line signed a long-term lease with Clark County to operate the line and since has increased traffic on the 33-mile segment by more than ...

The Hays Daily News"Short-line railroads are vital to Kansas, especially to farmers and grain elevators in small towns that depend on short lines to move grain to market," Bjornstad said in a press release. Short-line rail is estimated to save the state ...The Hays Daily News RSS -

Las Vegas SunHistoric locomotive engine has a home in Boulder CityLas Vegas Sun - Las Vegas,NV,USAThe railroad began to purchase a fleet of large diesel electric switch engines in 1962 during the conversion from steam to diesel electric. ...

Attorneys in Metrolink crash promise 'explosive' new detailsLos Angeles Times, CA - Jan 6, 2009Federal safety investigators have said that Metrolink locomotive engineer Robert M. Sanchez sent and received dozens of text messages from his cellphone ...Cell-phone use by Metrolink engineer ignored, attorney says Contra Costa TimesManagement knew about train engineer's texting, lawyers say Los Angeles Times

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