Thursday, February 26, 2009

State poised to buy rail lines in Barron County Barron News Shield - Barron,WI,USA Short line operator, Progressive Rail, currently leases the line from Canadian National and has an agreement in its contract to buy the line. ...

Rails Converge on Congress Traffic World - Washington,DC,USA Officials from Class I and short line railroads are fanning out across Washington, DC, this week to press their case for favorable, investment, ...

Council committee endorses rail deal Denton Record Chronicle - Denton,TX,USA DCTA hopes to start construction next month on the rail line, which would link Denton to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system in Carrollton. ...

Freight train hits wayward cattle in Dodge County Chicago Tribune - United States A freight train ran into about two dozen cattle that had strayed onto railroad tracks in southwestern Dodge County Wednesday, leaving bloody remains ...

Peanuts™ Easter Beagle Express Rolls Along at the Great Smoky ...Hospitality 1st, Cape Coral,FL,USA The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (www.GSMR.com) offers both steam and diesel train excursions through the scenic mountains and colorful countryside of ...

Amtrak advises against halting rail serv
ice Vermont Public Radio - Colchester,VT,USA (Host) Officials with Amtrak warn that Vermont could find it difficult to re-start rail service if budget cuts force the state to discontinue a route ...

State OKs rail contract despite high bid price Daytona Beach News-Journal - Daytona Beach,FL,USA The SunRail deal requires the rail corridor's current owner, CSX Transportation, to sell the corridor to the state. CSX then would lease the corridor for ...

Hunts Point distributors find rail cost-effective The Packer - Lenexa,KS,USA Baldor has rail car loads of potatoes from GPOD of Idaho, Shelley, arrive every week, said Mike Muzyk, Baldor’s president. “We take as much rail as we can,” ...

Durbin urges regulator to fight CN appeal of key condition of EJ&E ...WQAD - Moline,IL,USA By AP CHICAGO (AP) — US Senator Dick Durbin says Canadian National Railway should have to meet a key condition placed on it before its hotly debated ...

A cash boost for rail in Minnesota Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA A leftover spending bill facing votes in Congress this week includes $71 million for the Northstar Corridor commuter rail line and $20 million for the ...

JTS Announces Strategic Alliance with CSX Intermodal, Inc. Earthtimes (press release) - London,UK Founded in 1988, CSXI is a wholly owned subsidiary of CSX Corporation. CSX Intermodal (CSXI) is an intermodal company with more than 1000 employees serving ...

Commuter rail in the Poconos needs conductor Pocono Record - Stroudsburg,PA,USA The Pennsylvania lawmakers charge that NJTransit has repeatedly "failed to report the necessary information about the Pennsylvania portion of the rail line ...

Doyle says Janesville GM plant could have future in ...Wisbusiness.com - Madison,WI,USA The governor is in Spain this week meeting with government and business officials and touring passenger rail car manufacturing facilities. ...

Train theft suspect arrested WBBH - Fort Myers,FL,USA COLLIER COUNTY: A Miami man was arrested in Collier County for allegedly stealing a CSX train and taking it on a joyride. A CSX diesel locomotive ...

Bombardier wins contract to supply more rail cars for Australia The Canadian Press - MONTREALB) has been awarded a contract to build another 32 rail cars for a passenger line in Australia. The contract, worth approximately US$95 million, ...

Firefighters Battling Major Railroad Ties Fire KOLN - Lincoln,NE,USA Firefighters with Plymouth and Dewitt Fire are fighting a major railroad ties fire on the southeast side of the town of Plymouth. ...

BNSF presents plan for reducing railyard pollution Desert Dispatch - Barstow,CA,USA By ABBY SEWELL, staff writer BARSTOW • As part of a statewide push to reduce pollution from railyards, BNSF Railway has put together a preliminary plan to ...

Re-opening of Houston rail line to speed intermodal The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Kansas City Southern Railway plans to re-open a long-closed 90-mile link southwest ... up to six intermodal tracks totaling 45000 feet, the railroad said. ...

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