Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Last round of rail replacement begins this week Log Cabin Democrat - Conway,AR,USA By JOE LAMB Union Pacific Railroad crews have been riding a long, slow work train from Texas for the past few weeks installing new rails. ...

Better transportation headed this way Lancaster Newspapers - Lancaster,PA,USA By PATRICK BURNS, Staff Writer Improvements at the Lancaster Amtrak station are among a number of transportation upgrades planned in . ...

A piece of railroad history returns to Mt. Tam San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA It was a tourist railroad, pure and simple, through what in the late 19th century was a pristine wilderness. It would never be permitted today, ...

Rail study ended Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA The High-Speed Rail Task Force also has completed studies on the ownership and control of railroad tracks, a key issue as changes in rail service are ...

NJ getting $1.2B transit repairs, projects Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA... to help build a second tunnel under the Hudson River, and provides $510 million for Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, which runs through the Garden State. ...

2 cars derail from Amtrak train in NW Indiana Chicago Tribune - United States AP HAMMOND, Ind. - Two cars of an Amtrak train headed to Chicago have derailed in northwestern Indiana. Amtrak spokesman Mark Magliari says the last two ...

Toledo City Council OKs funds for study on intermodal Toledo Blade - Toledo,OH,USA The task force recommended Airline Junction as a rail intermodal site with Norfolk Southern and the Ohio Department of Development. ...

'Loco' Thief Steals CSX Locomotive From Siding CBS 4 - Miami,FL,USA Read more in our Privacy Policy Police investigate a CSX locomotive, found 7 miles from where it was supposed to be, on a track near homestead. ...

Long Island Rail Road marks 175th anniversary Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA NEW YORK - The Long Island Rail Road is marking its 175th birthday by giving riders Broadway tickets and other prizes. The railroad has announced monthly ...

Indiana RV Supplier Diversifies Product Line Inside INdiana Business (press release) - Indianapolis,IN,USA Ligonier-based Structural Composites of Indiana (SCI) has produced what it believes is the first coal rail car cover of its kind. A prototype is being used ...

Prineville Railroad KBND - Bend,OR,USA A change could be in the offing for the Prineville Railroad that would mean a partnership with the Port of Coos Bay. The Prineville City Council is ...

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New Rail Route Through Charlottesville is Funded WCAV - Charlottesville,VA,USA Some agreements still have to be reached with Amtrak, CSX, and Virginia Railway Express, but Richards anticipates agreements will be reached.

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks MSNBC - USA Short-line railroads are Genesee & Wyoming's paths to profit. The company connects big rail networks to the places they can't quite reach. ...

New Orleans Rail Returns Traffic World - Washington,DC,USA Union Pacific Railroad and CSX Transportation resumed their train movements through New Orleans, which had been disrupted for weeks after a CSX bridge fire ...

Ohio works to get on track for a share of railway stimulus funds The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - Cleveland,OH,USA The Ohio Rail Development Commission, an independent commission within ODOT, is preparing to talk to Ohio's congressional delegation about rail projects, ...

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