Friday, January 9, 2009

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 ...

Virginia & Truckee train ride deal still possibleNevada Appeal, NV - 11 hours agoThe nine-member commission also could build a temporary depot on the east side of Carson City so riders could be transported by bus to the track. Railroad ...

Canada's national newspaper says job cuts likelyForbes, NY - 3 hours agoAP , 01.09.09, 03:40 PM EST The publisher and chief executive of The Globe and Mail says buyouts probably won't be enough to avoid job cuts at Canada's ...

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad project tops commissioners’ wish listThe Columbian, WA - 15 hours agoBY MICHAEL ANDERSEN Rebuilding the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad isn’t the first thing Clark County’s commissioners would do with their own budget. ...

Communities' acquisition of railroad awaits procedural saleSpinal Column Online, MI - Jan 7, 2009She said finalization of the railroad sale would signal the communities to move forward with grant applications to acquire the land. ...

Projects aim for economic developmentCircleville Herald, OH - 9 hours agoOne of those projects, the Norfolk Southern Rickenbacker Intermodal Terminal, has the potential of creating 15000 to 20000 jobs in 20 to 30 years, ...

Possible Rails-to-Trails Conversion Stirs DebateWGRZ-TV, NY - New York's Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation said it's continuing to research a plan to turn 27 miles of unused railroad into a ...

No final decision on Lebanon train problemLebanon Western Star, OH - Jan 7, 2009By Justin McClelland While the Lebanon City Council agreed in principle to fix the five miles of rail road track it owns at a meeting Tuesday, Jan. ...

Toxic spill cleanup a priority at train wreck siteLa Crosse Tribune, WI - 17 hours agoCrews planned to dig several “test holes” Thursday around the containment ditch created to catch the spilled materials, said Canadian Pacific spokesman Mike ...

Railroad shipping: AAR says 2008 is fourth best year on record for ...Logistics Management, MA - 5 hours agoWASHINGTON—Even with a down economy in 2008, United States railroad volumes for the year were the fourth highest on record behind 2005, 2006, and 2007, ...

Railroad Relocation On TrackKELOLAND TV - Sioux Falls,SD,USACrews are just months away from starting construction to move 40000 feet of railroad tracks to re-develop downtown Sioux Falls. The Railroad Relocation ...

NJ Transit train strikes car stalled on railroad tracks in UnionThe Star-Ledger - NJ.com - Newark,NJ,USAby Leslie Kwoh /The Star-Ledger Two Clifton men escaped serious injury by mere seconds after their car stalled on the railroad tracks Wednesday night in New ...

Bolivar couple indicted in Ohio railroad kickback schemeNews-Leader.com - Springfield,MO,USAAn Ohio couple now living in Bolivar has been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a railroad kickback scheme. Ronald L. Zullig, 54, ...

Railroad worker sues UP over repetitive trauma injurySoutheast Texas Record - Beaumont,TX,USABy Kelly Holleran A railroad worker for Union Pacific Railroad has filed suit against the company, alleging he was injured because of his job.

Boise will get $1 million for leasing railroad trackIdahoStatesman.com - ID,USA... receive $1 million over the next two years from a lease agreement with Union Pacific allowing the railroad company to use 14 miles of city-owned track. ...

Omaha railroad tops records for coal deliveriesKPTM-TV - Omaha,NE,USAThe Omaha-based railroad says it loaded 13212 trains out of Wyoming in 2008. That surpasses the record set in 2006 by 332 more trains. ...

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