Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Peninsula cities want say in high-speed rail plans San Jose Mercury News - CA, USABy Will Oremus As plans for a high-speed rail line from Los Angeles to San Francisco chug along, residents and officials in Palo Alto and other Peninsula ...

Greenfield man to speak on historic caboose restoration The Saratogian - Saratoga,NY,USA Most recently, Upper Hudson River Railroad has been using the line as a tourist attraction. Currently, trains run from North Creek to Corinth; it’s hoped, ...

Amtrak Lowers Acela Express Fares Ticket prices drop 25 percent NBC Washington - Washington,DC,USAWASHINGTON -- Traveling between Washington and New York City via Amtrak's high-speed train just got cheaper ... at least for a few months. ...

Revelstoke Railway Museum creates online archive Revelstoke Times Review - Revelstoke,British Columbia,Canada... people, and bridges that together form a fascinating and educational look at Canadian Pacific’s railway operations from the late 1800s to today. ...

State park friends group receives first grant Crossville Chronicle - Crossville,TN,USA... Parks and Greenways Foundation approved the grant through their State Park Connections program, with actual funding provided by CSX Transportation Corp. ...

Mechanical problems stall Amtrak train near Winter Park Tampa Bay's 10 - St. Petersburg,FL,USA The train, heading to South Florida, broke down just south of Winter Park around 3:30 pm Mechanical problems with the locomotive are being blamed. ...

MTA in spat over light-rail cars Los Angeles Daily News - Los Angeles,CA,USA Metro already has paid nearly $150 million to AnsaldoBreda for 50 rail cars that have been delivered, and the agency has contracts with the Italian company ...

CSX, RailAmerica furlough employees, idle trains as demand slows ...CSX’s traffic is down about 19 percent, and RailAmerica’s traffic is down by ... Of the 1600 CSX employees furloughed, a little more than 60 are within the ...

Advisory issued regarding Hannibal railroad bridge Hannibal.net - Hannibal,MO,USA By DANNY HENLEY The United States Coast Guard was issuing an advisory Monday afternoon in regard to the Norfolk Southern’s railroad bridge, which spans the ...

Governor Shares Transportation Vision with State Leaders WIBW - Topeka,KS,USA Expand eligible applicants for the short-line railroad program to include shippers, local governments and industrial parks. Rename the State Highway Fund to ...

Railroad crossing quiet zone meeting scheduled The Coloradoan - Fort Collins,CO,USA The city of Loveland will have a public open house Thursday to discuss a “quiet zone” plan for railroad crossings in Loveland. Consulting firm Felsburg Holt ...

Senate OKs quiet rail bill Bismarck Tribune - ND, USA By Brian Duggan Senators agreed today to direct $6.4 million into a special fund to help cities construct quiet railroad zones. The House also approved a ...

Amid crisis, coal remains a bright spot in exporting Juneau Empire - Juneau,AK,USA The Alaska Railroad Corp. owns the coal terminal, but Usibelli operates it under a contract with the railroad. Alaska Railroad President Pat Gamble said the ...

Greensboro asst. city manager gets new job Greensboro News Record - Greensboro,NC,USA He will also serve as the central point of contact for transportation initiatives involving the North Carolina Railroad and the State Ports Authority. ...

Railroad line could bring economic development to Gaston Gaston Gazette - Gastonia,NC,USA The state has yet to negotiate a lease agreement with a short line railroad operator seeking to do business on a restored and reactivated Piedmont ...

BNSF Reroutes through CG/NA CG/PM CG/LY - YardLimits.comBy jp2153 Just got back from an interview last Friday and spoke to the Bruceton Yardmaster. He said that CSX is calling back 20 conductors to take run through.

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