Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Region’s mayors lobby Walz for high-speed railWinona Daily News - Winona,MN,USA Tim Walz, D-Minn., to support upgrading a rail line along the Mississippi River to run high-speed trains from St. Paul through Winona en route to Chicago. ...

Commuter rail line would bring passengers from the northern ...NJ.com - NJ,USA by The Jersey Journal NJ Transit has an $800 million idea to restore commuter service along the Northern Branch freight line and bring passengers from ...

Linn County rail line getting rehabThe Oregonian - OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA(AP) — A rehabilitation project is expected to start this summer on about 40 rail bridges on the Albany & Eastern Railroad in Linn County, allowing cars ...

Locomotive factory proceeds toward openingTrading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA Caterpillar Inc. subsidiary Progress Rail Services hasn't curtailed building locomotives at Mayfield despite slumping sales that forced its parent firm to ...

Port's 'ship to train' model saves time, money, environmentTrading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA The state of Georgia is growing fast, he said, and having a dedicated, on-terminal facility to move goods between ship and rail helps CSX -- and Georgia ...

Where's the old steam engine?Abilene Reporter-News - Abilene,TX,USA Here's the info from its Web site: www.texasstaterr.com "Engine number 201 is the oldest locomotive operated on the line. This engine was built in 1901 by ...

Railroad reconstruction on trackToday's Sunbeam - NJ.com - Salem,NJ,USA By John Barna A 2-mile section of the 17-mile railroad line that runs from Swedesboro to Salem will be reconstructed using $1.75 million in funds allocated ...

New Lenox continues appeal process of EJ&E saleNew Lenox Patriot - Orland Park,IL,USA... New Lenox still intends to appeal the US Surface Transportation Board's decision to approve the sale of the EJ&E Railroad to Canadian National Railway. ...

Boise locomotive maker won't build Massachusetts trains after allIdahoStatesman.com - ID,USA It looks as though Boise’s MotivePower won’t be building locomotives for the Massachussetts Bay Transportation authority any time soon. ...

Lowellville schools grantYoungstown Vindicator - Youngstown,OH,USALOWELLVILLE — The village school district was awarded a $10000 grant from the CSX Corporate Giving Program to be used for school safety and security ...

Some Wyoming rail workers furloughedKULR-TV - Billings,MT,USA Both Union Pacific Corp. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. are facing uncertainty about the national economy and the new Obama administration. ...

BNSF research pushes safety, efficiencyFort Worth Business Press - Fort Worth,TX,USA For Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, improving train safety is one facet of its ongoing research focused on train brakes and controls. ...

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