Friday, February 6, 2009

Purchase of Union Pacific rail line still on track San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA By SHANNA MCCORD WATSONVILLE -- A troubled economy and pullback in state spending haven't put the brakes on the county's plans to buy the rail line that ...

City seeks bids for rail line's first phase Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu,HI,USA By Star-Bulletin staff The city is accepting bids for construction for its $4 billion rail transit system, paving the way for Mayor Mufi Hannemann's goal of ...

The Register-Guard PORTLAND — The state’s economic development arm came to the rescue of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay on Thursday, approving $12.6 million in loans that will allow the port to buy most of the 120-mile rail line between Coquille and Eugene.

BNSF Railway & JB Hunt Celebrate 20 Years of Intermodal Success CNNMoney.com - USA Twenty years ago today, JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. and BNSF predecessor The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company loaded a Hunt trailer onto a ...

A Railroad Runs Through It FayObserver.com - Fayetteville,NC,USA“It” is Fayetteville and actually three railroads run through our city. CSX’s A Line runs through dowtown. Norfolk Southern (NS) has a branch running down ...

Interurban car discussed at museum Feb. 12 Grand Haven Tribune - Grand Haven,MI,USA... Museum where "Merlin" now resides, will be the featured speaker to talk about the history of the Interurban rail system and the rail car's restoration.

It's full speed ahead for SunRail system Daytona Beach News-Journal - Daytona Beach,FL,USA But opponents say the project will cost too much and be a sweetheart deal for the freight company CSX Transportation, which will sell tracks for the ...

Clearfield County Railroad Plan Sparks Controversy WJACtv.com - Johnstown,PA,USA The line is owned by the RJ Cornman Railroad Company. Nearly 10 miles of the line would be rebuilt since it is currently used by Rails To Trails. ...

Commuter Rail May Soon Link Denton, Dallas Counties MSNBC - USA Construction could start as soon as next month on a commuter rail line between Denton and Dallas counties. The "A-Train" project, which is estimated to cost ...

BNSF Foundation donates to Provider Pals The Western News - Libby,MT,USA The BNSF donation will allow 1000 students from middle-school classrooms engaged in Provider Pals to play and learn on that site for the next year. ...

TriMet hires former justice to look at railcar deal The Oregonian - OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA TriMet has hired former state Supreme Court Justice Jacob Tanzer to examine the agency's costly dealings with a now-defunct railcar company. ...

Train show to raise for funds school HollandSentinel.com - Holland,MI,USA A bake sale will accompany displays set up by the Holland Modular Railroad Club. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children and $5 for an entire family. ...

Overhead wire trouble snarls Penn Station Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA Spokesman Dan Stessel says there is a problem with Amtrak's overhead wire in the south rail tube and commuters can expect "significant delays. ...

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