Friday, February 20, 2009

Report: Weekly US rail shipments fell 12.2 percent MSNBC - USAVolume sank 9.3 percent in the West, where cargo is primarily carried by Union Pacific Corp. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. ...

Disabled train delays LIRR branch Newsday - Long Island,NY,USAA disabled train at Pinelawn station caused delays of up to 90 minutes on the Ronkonkoma line, the Long Island Rail Road said in a service advisory. ...

Group Promoting Return Of Amtrak To Fort Wayne Indiana's NewsCenter - Fort Wayne,IN,USA“We will work with Amtrak, work with the State Department of Transportation,” said Paddock. “To see that we could get some of the funds to make some ...

$1.3 Billion to Amtrak, So Why the Discount? BNET - San Francisco,Ca,USA Because at the same time it was reported that Amtrak, which runs Acela Express, was getting $1.3 billion from the new economic stimulus package signed into ...

CN forges ties with American rail partner . . .Business Edge - Calgary,Alberta,Canada Montreal-based Canadian National Railway (CN) announced a three-part agreement to share loads and routes in the US with Norfolk Southern Corp. ...

Opponents rail out against commuter line South Coast Today - New Bedford,MA,USA By Joe Cohen An environmental group worried about a commuter rail line through the Hockomock Swamp is attacking a recent ridership study citing cost per ...

Tolls on Route 422 could put rail line into Berks on track Reading Eagle - Reading,PA,USA A regional rail line is perhaps the best way to alleviate the chronic traffic backups on the highway, he said. "We have to look at this for the future," he ...

Central Florida's commuter rail project clears its first committee ...Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA Under the deal, CSX would sell the freight line running through downtown Orlando to the state for commuter-rail, although the company would still have the ...

Top Local Stories MyFox Birmingham - Birmingham,AL,USA County and city workers moved a circa 1917 locomotive from the state fairgrounds in the city's west side to Sloss Furnaces on the south side. ...

Feds Deny City’s Authority Alexandria Gazette Packet - Alexandria,VA,USA The Norfolk Southern Railroad, which owns the land where RSI Logistics operates an ethanol “transloading station,” replied that the city’s zoning authority ...

$4M grants should create jobs, increase business at ports of ...Beaumont Enterprise - Beaumont,tx,USA Fisher said the improved railroad access in Orange County will increase the port's ability to handle cargo that enters and leaves the port daily through the ...

Railroad Show Chugs Into Greenbo State Park kypost.com - Covington,KY,USA Railroad enthusiasts – of both model and passenger trains – will have two days full of interesting activities just for them at the 26th Annual Tri-State ...

Burlington Northern fined $345M for high rates Forbes - NY,USAAP , 02.19.09, 10:49 AM EST A government agency has imposed a $345 million fine against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp., alleging the railroad operator ...

North Carolina Railroad to hold rail forum in March Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA On March 19, the North Carolina Railroad Co. (NCRR) will host a forum on the future of the state’s freight- and passenger-rail service. ...

$112 million improvement coming to Union Pacific :: News ...By By LIZA ROCHE lroche@pioneerlocal.com Metra and Union Pacific officially unveiled plans Friday to begin a $112 million "triple track" project this spring aimed at improving train flow, energy efficiency and safety along Metra's Union Pacific West Line. Work is scheduled to begin in March --

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