Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Amtrak Passenger Train Collides With Truck in North Carolina FOXNews - An Amtrak passenger train struck a tractor trailer Wednesday morning in North Carolina, an Amtrak spokeswoman said. The truck was at a railroad crossing in ...

Video: Raw Video: Train, Tractor-Trailer Crash AssociatedPress

Public Meeting to be Held Concerning Proposed Reopening of Beech ...Gant Daily - Clearfield,PA,USA“We are opposed to the reopening of the rail line.” According to a May 2008 article, RJ Corman is looking to reactivate a 20-mile stretch of the Beech Creek ...

Train cars derailed near East Hawk Lake Daily Miner and News - Kenora,Ontario,Canada By Miner and News Staff Canadian Pacific Railway is investigating the derailment of two dozen rail cars near East Hawk Lake Sunday night. ...

CharlotteObserver.comCharlotte's tax shortfall could brake Lynx progress CharlotteObserver.com - Charlotte,NC,USA A quarter-billion dollar shortfall is equivalent to almost the entire cost of building a commuter rail line to Lake Norman, which is estimated at $300 ...

Council approves ConAgra rail transfer Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - Waterloo,IA,USA By TIM JAMISON, Courier Staff Writer WATERLOO --- ConAgra Foods has been given a railroad spur it needs to get sugar to its plant. ...

Quiet zones in effect along EJ&E Fox Valley Villages Sun - Aurora,IL,USA... part of city officials and East Side aldermen, the recent purchase of the EJ&E by Canadian National Railway Company could throw a wrench into the works. ...

Memphis Daily NewsNorfolk Southern Wrangles With Detractors Over Expansion Memphis Daily News - TN, USA RAMPING UP: Norfolk Southern Corp. plans to increase its Memphis presence and will need to build a new, larger intermodal yard to handle the capacity. ...

Union Railroad eliminates a third of its staff Pittsburgh Business Times - PA, U.S.A Union Railroad Co. eliminated a third of its staff in the past three months, according to a notice filed by the company with the state Department of Labor ...

Watco Moves on Grand Elk RR Traffic World - Washington,DC,USA Short line operator Watco got an early start on its Grand Elk Railroad project in Michigan, after the Surface Transportation Board cleared the way late last ...

Taylor to hear ethanol plans Scranton Times-Tribune - PA, USA The land is near the Taylor-Scranton border in a heavy industrial zone where a biofuels plant would be a permitted use, Mr. Zeleniak said. ...

Geneva hears plans for Metra third rail St. Charles Sun - Chicago,IL,USA It will add the third rail as it is funded -- $17 million would fund the rail through the west side of Geneva, with the Union Pacific railroad putting in ...

Derailment closes roadway The Evening Leader - St. Marys,OH,USA“This is our fourth one total,” Anderson said. “That would be the second one with them (RJ Corman) so far and two with CSX in the last couple of years.”

UP to upgrade Missouri line Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA Union Pacific Railroad is spending $6 million to improve a line between Kansas City and Jefferson City, Mo. To be completed on April 8, the project calls ...

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