Monday, January 12, 2009

Canadian National Railway can go ahead and complete its purchase ...www.breakbulk.com, NJ - The Canadian carrier plans to spend $100 million more to upgrade the 190-mile short-line’s low-density tracks, which arc westward around Chicago’s congested ...

No injuries in BNSF train derailment in Ill.Houston Chronicle, United States - 1 hour agoSpokesman Steve Forsberg from Fort Worth, Texas-based Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. says the eastbound train derailed just before noon Monday. ...

Fourth straight rise for Kansas City SouthernKansas City Star, MO - Jan 5, 2009By MARK DAVIS Kansas City Southern posted another gain for stockholders Monday, its fourth consecutive rise and the best price owners have seen since

Short-line railroad looks for help from stimulus package for repairsSmartBrief, DC - 4 hours agoA $1 million plan to replace ties and tracks on a short-line railroad in Massachusetts may face delays without the passage of a federal economic stimulus ...

Business briefsJackson Hole Star-Tribune, WY - 16 hours agoUnion Pacific announced it has again surpassed all-time records for delivering coal out of Wyoming's Southern Powder River Basin. During 2008, Union Pacific ...

Lebanon Railroad Future To Be Determined This WeekWCPO, OH - 4 hours agoLebanon City Council is expected to decide Wednesday if it will pay for repairs to two railroad bridges along the track used by the Lebanon, Mason, ...

New Issue-Norfolk Southern sells $500 mln notesReuters - 4 hours agoJan 12 (Reuters) - US railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC.N) on Tuesday sold $500 million of 10-year notes in the 144a private placement market, ...NSC

Veteran's Story: Railroad hand got lots of work during World War IIMansfield News Journal, OH - 12 hours agoBy RON SIMON • News Journal • January 12, 2009 MANSFIELD -- Clifford McGinty, 87, spent World War II working as a railroad brakeman for the US Army in ...

US requires stronger rail tankers for hazmatsReuters - 3 hours agoThe new standard, endorsed by the railroad industry, combines requirements for thicker outer and inner construction to resist puncture, as well as other ...

CSX shareholder settles suit with TCI, 3G Capital PartnersProgressive Rail Roading, WI - 9 hours agoOn Friday, CSX Corp. announced that a federal court issued an order preliminarily approving a settlement in a civil suit filed by CSX shareholder Deborah ...

Get ready for a railroad revivalLongview Daily News, WA - 12 hours agoThe proposed economic stimulus package also has potential for railroad improvements. Washington state supports railroads is in an excellent position to make ...

CSX to Book Charge on GreenbrierWall Street Journal - 1 hour agoBy JOHN KELL Railroad operator CSX Corp. pegged its fourth-quarter earnings well below analysts' estimates and said it plans to book a hefty charge for its ...

Effort underway to replace fallen bridgeChicago Tribune - United StatesAP CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Officials with the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railroad Company have begun preparations to replace a railroad bridge that was lost ...

Mountain Brook mayor seeks donations to move 1917 locomotiveal.com - Birmingham,AL,USAOden is seeking donors for the estimated $150000 cost of moving the 1917 vintage steam locomotive that has been at Birmingham's Fair Park since 1952. ...

It's still full steam ahead for Oregon train museum after founder diesSeattle Times - United StatesPlans are to double the length of the track over five years and again to host the Train Mountain Triennial International Train Meet June 22-28. ...

Man killed by trainBiloxi Sun Herald - MS, USAAP JACKSON — Authorities are investigating the weekend death of a man who apparently tried to walk across railroad tracks between two train cars. ...

Biodiesel firm buys Port of Milwaukee terminalBizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USAThe site features existing truck and rail loading infrastructure with highway access, and is served by two Class I railways: the Union Pacific Railroad and ...

Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian north of LAExaminer.com - USA(Map, News) - An Amtrak passenger train struck and killed a 25-year-old woman Sunday as she was walking alongside the tracks in a railroad tunnel, ...

The Free Lance-StarApproval of the Dulles rail line is a boon to VirginiaThe Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg,VA,USABuilding a rail line from Falls Church to the airport and from there to Loudoun County will ease congestion on the Capital Beltway, the airport access road, ...

In the metro, it's mass transit vs. mess transitMinneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USAIn addition to the Hiawatha light-rail line from downtown Minneapolis to the Mall of America, the west metro area is getting the Northstar commuter rail ...

Appeal of STB decision still in the works for New LenoxNew Lenox Patriot - Orland Park,IL,USA... Railway's purchase of the EJ&E Railroad, Village Administrator Russ Loebe said, and plan to partner with another entity in their appeal of the sale. ...

Model train show makes annual stop in NilesYoungstown Vindicator - Youngstown,OH,USARay Lora of Salem said his childhood dream was to become a locomotive engineer. He worked with model train sets off and on throughout the years but started ...

All aboard?Lake City Reporter - Lake City,FL,USAFor trains that heavy, CSX uses at least two locomotives, he said. A railroad locomotive is technically referred to as a diesel-electric locomotive. ...

Legal dispute clouds Fayette tourist railroadConnellsville Daily Courier - Connellsville,PA,USABy Liz Zemba A Fayette County judge will be asked on Monday to order that records in a civil lawsuit involving a tourist railroad be placed off limits to ...

Model Railroad Museum Shows Off Impressive Winter DisplayWHAG - Hagerstown,MD,USAWASHINGTON COUNTY, MD - If you're looking for something different to do on the weekends, the Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum at Antietem may have the ...

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