Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Grand Forks mayor proposes light rail line MSNBC - USA His ideas include a new light rail line from the University of North Dakota to the Alerus Center, an aquarium at the Canad Inn motel complex and a new ...

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 ...

River offers a promising rail route For light rail, river route ... Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA The so-called river corridor offers an intact rail right-of-way used by Canadian Pacific Railway. It's densely populated, dotted with employers and has good ...

Railroad awaits costly bridge repairs Coos Bay World - Coos Bay,OR,USA It’s next to impossible to compare the Coos Bay rail line to others in the state, said Kelly Taylor, administrator of the ODOT rail division. “All short ...

Fast track for high speed? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Milwaukee,WI,USA In the short term, the Milwaukee-to-Chicago upgrades could allow Amtrak's Hiawatha line to increase service from seven to eight round trips daily, ...

Community Conversations: Railroad re-regulation on wrong track Sheboygan Press - Sheboygan,WI,USA Wisconsin & Southern Railroad, a Milwaukee-based independently owned railroad, employs 270 employees and added 20 new jobs last year, continuing to do well ...

BNSF’s Rose talks transportation, economy at TCU Fort Worth Business Press - Fort Worth,TX,USA BY ELIZABETH BASSETT Matt Rose, chairman, president and CEO of BNSF Railway, spoke about the railroad industry and the economy this morning as part of the ...

Thomas Visits Tennessee Valley Railroad Starting April 24 The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga,TN,USA Tickets are on sale now by calling toll-free (866) 468-7630 or logging onto www.ticketweb.com/thomas For more information and directions contact the ...

Homes Made From Old Cabooses The Greenest Dollar By heather, Railway car home for sale in Long Beach, WA. Just when I thought the micro home/green living movement couldn’t get any more creative and funky, I find this concept: homes made from old cabooses and railway cars. ...

New rail line means shorter shipping route to Mexico Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA Railroad competition around Houston is expected to pick up steam with the ... Sometime between April and June...

City Council taps Bellevue Way as preferred light-rail route Bellevue Reporter - Bellevue,WA,USA Local residents were divided over whether the tracks should run down Bellevue Way Southeast (B3 alternative) or along the BNSF rail corridor that is ...

Wabtec Q4 profit rises, maintains 2009 view Reuters - USAFeb 24 (Reuters) - Railcar parts and braking equipment maker Wabtec Corp (WAB.N) reported a rise of 8 percent in quarterly profit, helped by strength at its ...

Railroad, shippers eager to get Waterloo bridge back up Agri News - MN,USA By Jean Caspers-Simmet WATERLOO, Iowa -- The downtown Waterloo railroad bridge, which collapsed during last summer's floods, is still in pieces in the Cedar ...

ON THE WATERFRONT: Port offers incentives for rail use Long Beach Press-Telegram - Long Beach,CA,USA A "short" charge -- producing 60 percent power -- is available in about one hour. Samra previously designed all-electric passenger vans and trucks commonly ...

County mega park on track Madison Messenger - Danville,VA,USA The mostly undeveloped land is bisected by Berry Hill and Oak Hill roads, while the Norfolk Southern Railroad crosses part of the site. ...

Cumberland Times-News - CSX jobs furloughed“Right now, 57 employees are furloughed in the Cumberland area,” said CSX spokesman Bob Sullivan. “About 47 of those are related to the train operations and the other 10 are on the mechanical repair side of things.” ...

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