Friday, March 20, 2009

Plan to Extend RR Tracks Approved WOWT - Omaha,NE, The OPPD Board of Directors at its regular monthly meeting Thursday approved a contract to extend and realign the existing railroad tracks at the generating ..

Questions raised on BC Rail contract Williams Lake Tribune - B.C., Canada... who wrote the BC Liberal platform, promising not to sell BC Rail — $297000 before the Crown company was sold to Canadian National Railway in 2003. ...

Light rail subcontractor lied about steel grade Seattle Times - United States A subcontractor who worked on Sound Transit's light rail line from Seattle to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport falsified documents concerning the ...

Canadian Pacific CEO: Volumes Down 19% Over Past 6-7 Weeks Wall Street Journal - USA By Bob Sechler Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) Chief Executive Fred Green said Wednesday that recent freight volumes have turned ...

BNSF and CSX Enhance Container Service to the Southeast MSNBC - USAFORT WORTH, TX - BNSF Railway Company and CSX Intermodal recently expanded their current intermodal container service to include several new locations in ...

Railroads may drive economic development Video, News14.com - Charlotte,NC, RALEIGH – State and railroad officials gathered Thursday to discuss using the rail system as the engine to drive future economic development in the state. ...

Greenbrier Resort Files for Bankruptcy New York Times -The Greenbrier, located in White Sulphur Springs and owned since 1910 by the railroad operator CSX, is the latest resort business to fall victim to the ...

Community Calendar Lincolnton Journal - GA, Camak Railroad Days Festival will be held April 4 with arts, crafts, food and live entertainment, classic cars, model railroad displays, a local quarry tour ...

Plan for trail along railroad line chugging along Las Vegas Sun - Las Vegas,NV,USABy Jeremy Twitchell A planned trail that would run from one end of Henderson to the other along the Union Pacific Railroad Line got enthusiastic reviews ...

NC Railroad Co. study to assess commuter-rail demand Triangle Business Journal - Raleigh,NC,USA The new study is designed to determine where potential riders live and work – and whether there is enough demand to make such a project cost effective. ...

CSX’s Ward sees evidence of economic recovery [Brotherhood of ...Freight traffic on eastern rail giant CSX was down 20 percent year-to-year from Thanksgiving until late last month. It's still down, but CSX President, ...

Derailment cleanup continues at Williston Grand Forks Herald - Grand Forks,ND,USA WILLISTON, ND — Cleanup at the site of a BNSF Railway freight train derailment on the west edge of this city could take up to a month. ...

Coal titan plans giant Hoosier mine Indianapolis Star -Indiana Rail Road said it will build a $17 million rail line to serve the new mine. It's the largest contract the railroad has landed and will increase its ...

Railroad work to reroute traffic LubbockOnline.com - Lubbock,TX,USA The $69000 project is part of the 2008 Federal Signal program and will remove and replace the railroad's planks, ballast and the base underneath the tracks. ...

Passenger rail gets key approva lC-Ville Weekly - Charlottesville,VA The CTB and the VDRPT have approved agreements with CSX, AMTRAK and the Virginia Railway Express that were needed to make updated passenger service a ...

Freight train hits big rig; no injuries reported The Desert Sun - Palm Springs,CA, A Union Pacific freight train hit an empty big rig trailer Wednesday night at a railroad crossing in North Shore, California Highway Patrol officials said. ...

Knoxville, Sevierville & Eastern Railway Marker The eastern terminal of this 28-mile shortline stood southwest of this site. It was established in 1907 by Knoxville industrialist W.J. Oliver. and constructed by his firm. The KS & E and its successor companies were dubbed "Knoxville, ...

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