Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Invest in 'short-line' rail Windsor Star - Ontario, Canada Receiving less attention is desperately needed investment in "short-line" rail infrastructure that provides immediate stimulus to the economy, creates jobs ...

Locomotive contract Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA Wabtec's contract with GO Transit, a commuter rail and transit system in Ontario, calls for the locomotives to be delivered late this year and 2010. ...

Proposal would add to Union Pacific lines in Geneva Chicago Tribune - United States By Barbara Kois Special to the Tribune A plan to build a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line through part of Geneva has some city ...

Watco revises department duties, management positions Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA Watco also named Shasta Stump VP of sales and marketing for the new Grand Elk Railroad; Pat Cedeno, VP of sales and marketing for the Central region; ...

Norfolk Southern, Canadian railway plan to share track The Virginian-Pilot - Norfolk,VA,USA By Kathy Adams Norfolk Southern Corp. and Canadian National Railway plan to share track and help haul each other’s freight under a new MidAmerica Corridor ...

GE to cut 1500 at locomotive plant in Erie Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA By Rick Stouffer, TRIBUNE-REVIEW General Electric Co. said Tuesday that it will cut the 5600-person work force at its Erie locomotive-manufacturing complex ...

Genesee & Wyoming January traffic rises 12 percent Forbes - NY,USA AP , 02.10.09, 08:24 AM EST Freight railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming Inc. said Tuesday its January traffic from continuing operations rose 12 percent, ...

Tears for Porter SooToday.com - USA Marie City councillors were expressing real regret last night that the beloved locomotive in Bellevue Park will not be used any longer as playground ...

Coal made big gains last year, as economy sputtered The Virginian-Pilot - Norfolk,VA,USA A Norfolk Southern dumper loads a ship at Coal Pier Six, in Lamberts Point Terminal. (Mort Fryman The Virginian-Pilot) By Kathy Adams With Hampton Roads' ...

Bandits target trains in New Mexico KOB.com - Albuquerque,NM,USA Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway officials say at least 80 trains use the line everyday. And officials say some of their loads are getting lighter ...

Unused train tracks could reopen behind homes WCNC - Charlotte,NC,USA But their other neighbors who live in the adjacent community of Rhyne's Estates say they were told the area was a future greenway project. ...

Port picks new rail line boss Coos Bay World - Coos Bay,OR,USA By Alexander Rich, Staff Writer COOS BAY — The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay announced plans to hire its first railroad employee Monday, ...

Freight train runs amok Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald - Roanoke Rapids,NC,USA According to CSX Community Affairs and Relations spokesman Nelson High, there is no word yet as to what caused the derailment, but the tracks where the ...

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