Friday, January 30, 2009

V&T Railroad bridge to be in place by March Reno Gazette Journal - Reno,NV,USA Construction on the tourism railroad, modeled after the original short line built to move ore, freight and passengers during the 19th-century silver mining ...

Port of Coos Bay short of cash to buy rail line KDRV - Medford,OR,USA The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay last fall agreed to buy a key rail line in southwest Oregon, but the port is still more than $12 million short of ...

Fortress Blocks Redemptions as Shareholders Lose 96% Since IPO Bloomberg - USA Fortress owns assisted living facilities for seniors, short-line railroads, newspapers and an array of distressed debt. Many of the company’s hedge and ...

Harrison won't back out of railroad deal Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville,KY,USACounty leaders persuaded Lucas to buy the railroad with the understanding that the county would provide $500000, he said. Backing out now would amount to ...

Aurora signs up for EJ&E appeal Aurora Beacon News - Aurora,IL,USA By ANDRE SALLES asalles@scn1.com AURORA -- On Tuesday, aldermen unanimously agreed to join in on an appeal of Canadian National Railway's proposed purchase ...

MTA approves parts deal to save millions over 5 years Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA The joint purchasing agreement that the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad entered into will save the railroads $5 million to $7 million over a ...

GE out of steam? GoErie.com - Erie,PA,USA Although the size and timing of potential layoffs are still unknown, Koller indicated a 44 percent decline in locomotive production would not likely produce ...

Trains moving faster around Tuscaloosa The University of Alabama Crimson White - Tuscaloosa,AL,USA Norfolk Southern Corporation, which operates nearly 20 trains a day through Tuscaloosa, has changed its trains’ regulated speeds, going as much as 10 to 20 ...

UP turns rail yard training into virtual reality North Platte Bulletin - North Platte,NE,USA A locomotive is attached to a line of rail cars going to various destinations. To get the rail cars into the proper destination tracks, the line of rail ...

Railroad shipping: AAR reports week three volumes are down Logistics Management - Newton,MA,USA WASHINGTON— Railroad volumes remain low this month, with this week’s release from the Association of American Railroads (AAR)stating that carload freight ...

Railroad opposes quiet rail bill Bismarck Tribune - ND, USA By Brian Duggan Trains approaching private railroad crossings would no longer be required to sound their horns under a bill that opponents say could lead to ...

Old Road Dinner Train Blissfield, MI & Charlotte, MI Offer ...MSNBC - USA The Charlotte Southern Railroad Company provides freight service in Eaton County plus The Old Road Dinner Train in Charlotte (MI). ...

$6M sought from feds for railroad line in Roxbury Dailyrecord.com - Parsippany,NJ,USA The railroad reconstruction project would rebuild four miles of the Chester Branch of the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western line from Lake Junction near ...

Lakeland driver killed trying to beat train ABC Action News - Tampa,FL,USA... says the crossing arm at the railroad tracks was down when the driver tried to go around the arm but instead drove into the path of the oncoming CSX train.

Stimulus package grants could help pay for LogistiCenter improvements Times - Munster,IN,USA... sale to cover the cost of upgrades to the LogistiCenter, a 325-acre industrial park with easy access to freight railroad lines and interstate highways. ...

Cities focused on commuters — and want state’s help Rail and roads ... PNW Local News - Poulsbo,WA,USA Maple Valley will lead the push to get $600000 from the state to study DMU commuter rail. Passenger service used to exist on the Stampede Pass line years ...

MT grain producers, BNSF reach agreement Montana's News Station - Missoula,MT,USA The Montana Grain Growers Association, Montana Farm Bureau Federation, and BNSF Railway signed an agreement today which will give producers legal standing ...

TheTimesCommuter rail worth celebrating, investing in TheTimes - Portland,OR,USA But the arrival of the commuter rail line linking Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville is well worth celebrating. Here are a few reasons why: WES ...

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