Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Rail line bid delayed Mail Tribune - Medford,OR,USA Jim Craven By Greg Stiles A bid by Coos-Siskiyou Shippers Coalition to wrest control of the rail line over the Siskiyou Mountains from Central Oregon ...

Railroad authority says rail not dead Times-Standard - Eureka,CA,USAThe long-awaited movement forward spilled over to the railroad authority's commitment to a passenger tourist train from Eureka to Samoa. ...

Two Men Survive Wreck With Train CBS13.com - Sacramento,CA,USA Two men say they barely escaped before an Amtrak passenger train smashed into their car on railroad tracks. A BMW laid crushed and totaled after the wreck ...

Steam engines return in Red Lake Williams Grand Canyon News - Williams,AZ,USA While the full-size steam locomotive may not be running from Williams any longer, steam locomotive rides are still offered in northern Arizona, ...

Bill to slow coal railroad stalls LocalNews8.com - Idaho Falls,ID,USA Opponents said the measure, House Bill 422, would get in the way of opening a billion-ton coal deposit near Ashland to development. The railroad would also ...

Rail deal could add 100 jobs in Elmira Heights Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira,NY,USA, the rail car maker with a plant in East 18th Street in Elmira Heights, has been named as a vendor for a $118 million contract to provide 29 new ...

Freight, passenger rail on Ohio commission's meeting agenda Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA... consider approving the expenditure of Federal Railroad Administration grant proceeds and ORDC funds to support long-term passenger-rail development. ...

New Metrorail Line Really Coming Washington Post Blogs - Washington,DC,USA You could argue metro to Tysons, but beyond that we just need a VRE-like commuter line that runs frequently during rush hour, and then gives airport shuttle ...

Columbus rail line bill faces tough hearing The Commercial Dispatch - Columbus,MS,USA Senators said they don’t know yet what they will do with House Bill 1713 to fund the railroad project. Sen. Terry Brown, R-Columbus, said it could be ...

Obama Nominee Vows Strong Antitrust Action, Backs Rail Bill CNNMoney.com - USA(CSX) and Union Pacific Corp. (UNP). In other testimony, Varney said she supported the FTC's attempts to bar so- called "pay-for-delay" drug settlements in ...

Brooklyn's trash now disposed by train Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA He wants trash to leave the five boroughs by train and barge, instead of trucks, as a way to cut pollution and improve traffic. More than one-third of the ...

Boy Scouts Enjoy Trip Cordele, Georgia Chipley Florida Online Newspaper - Foster Folly News - Chipley,fl,USA On Saturday the boarded the S*A*M Shortline railroad for a day trip to President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm. On the way they made a stop in Americus, ...

Man allegedly steals railroad rail Duncan Banner - Duncan,OK,USA According to the affidavit, Guthrie contacted a Union Pacific investigator who said that a lot of railroad property had been stolen in the area recently. ...

Amtrak Ridership Increases On Route Through Tampa Tampa Tribune - Tampa,FL,USA By TED JACKOVICS The Tampa Tribune TAMPA - Ridership continues to grow on Amtrak's Silver Star serving Tampa on its New York-Miami route, ...

Short Line Volume Drops 21 Percent The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA North America’s short line railroads saw traffic in all categories fall 21.1 percent from a year earlier in the first eight weeks of 2009. ...

Nova Scotia Kills Gateway Project The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Nova Scotia decided against pursuing a major gateway project involving the Port of Halifax and Canadian National Railway because of high costs. ...

Railcar move stopped in its tracks WTNH - New Haven,CT,USA Wallingford (WTNH) - The move of the Yankee Silversmith railroad car has been postponed because of safety concerns. It was going to be an emotional move for ...

American Railroads to occupy Southwest DC building Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA The AAR represents North America’s freight railroads and Amtrak. In January 2008 Bethesda-based Clark Construction delivered the 12-story building, ...

Commuter rail line will have stop in Ypsilanti MLive.com - MI,USAby John Mulcahy The Ann Arbor News A proposed commuter rail line between Ann Arbor and Detroit is moving forward with new steps designed to keep it on ...

US Board Approves Joint Ownership Of Pan Am Southern LLC CNNMoney.com - USA The new company will be owned jointly by the Norfolk Southern Railway Co., Pan Am Railways Inc. and two Pan Am Railways rail subsidiaries, the Boston and ...

Board member changes at American Railcar Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA Peter Shea resigned from the board of directors of American Railcar Industries Inc. last week, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday. ...

Rail Runner against railroad crossing safety bill KOB.com - Albuquerque,NM,USA A bill that would make railroad crossings safer around the state is meeting some resistance from the Rail Runner. The bill would require flashing lights and ...

Idle railroad cars piling up in NE Ohio WKYC-TV - Cleveland,OH,USA Some are from the small local railroad itself, but many are from other railroad lines looking for "parking space." Danny Evans, regional director of ...

Ethanol filled railroad cars derail in Jesup Oelwein Daily Register - Oelwein,IA,USA That’s what Buchanan County Emergency Management Director Rick Wulfekuhle had to say Monday, after three railroad tank cars filled with ethanol, ...

KCS railroads launch Midwest-to-Mexico intermodal service ...By News Feeds Last month, Kansas City Southern Railway Co. and Kansas City Southern de Mexico SA de CV launched a new dedicated intermodal service. ... Post KCS railroads launch Midwest-to-Mexico intermodal service ...

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