Thursday, March 12, 2009

Special Report: On the Right Track WTAJ - Altoona,PA,USA From Conrail to Norfolk Southern... Altoona's men and women built the locomotives that ruled the railroads. At the heart of it all-- the Juniata Shops. ...

Push for new high-speed rail line between Des Moines & Chicago Radio Iowa - Des Moines,IA,USA Howard Learner, president of the Environmental Law and Policy Center, estimates a new rail line from Des Moines to Iowa City to the Quad Cities and on to ...

Set In Steel: Impressive twins come to the Twin City Winston-Salem Journal - Winston-Salem,NC,USA It and its twin will carry a new Norfolk-Southern Railroad line. By Laura Graff Journal Reporter Twin steel beams weighing a combined 150 tons hovered in ...

CSXT to commemorate first Genset in Illinois Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA Next week, CSX Transportation will unveil the first Genset locomotive to be used in Illinois. The Class I will conduct a ceremony March 17 at the LaSalle ...

Train derails in Morgan County; no injuries Knoxville News Sentinel - Knoxville,TN,USA A Norfolk Southern train derailed this afternoon in a rural section of Morgan County, authorities said. No injuries have been reported, according to Morgan ...

BNSF filling jobs in Montana Houston Chronicle - United States BNSF Railway is hiring 36 people to do maintenance work in various parts of Montana. Spokesman Gus Melonas says hiring is nearly complete as the railroad, ...

'Coal, Grain and Autos' The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA He told the story of how, during a visit to the Union Pacific control center in Omaha, he asked the location of a certain APL stacktrain. ...

Union Pacific's freight shipments down 15 percent in first quarter Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA... Freight shipments on Union Pacific Railroad are down 15 percent in the first quarter from last year, a sure sign of the slumping US economy. ...

VIEWPOINTS: San Angelo's rail line teeming with opportunity San Angelo Standard Times - san angelo,tx,USA The line in Mexico was originally part of and owned by the original line built through San Angelo, the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railroad (KCM&O). ...

1863 - US Military Railroad- Virginia: National Archives - Pay dirt! By Bernie This is a flyer printed by the USMRR to announce the sale of surplus railorad equipment at the end of the war. Those interested in the City Point Army Line will find this set of files interesting. It is a record of trains on that line ...

Environmental group pushes expanded rail service Chicago Tribune - United States Learner says there is a market for rail service, if it can be improved. He says that pollution from a passenger train is less than an airplane or a car. ...

Railroad may pay for repairs to crossings CatskillsNews.com - Newburgh,New York,USA MIDDLETOWN – Railroad crossings that are in bad condition in Middletown may be upgraded and repaired in the months ahead. Mayor Marlinda Duncanson and other ...

Rails Could Lose Last Antitrust Immunity Outsourced Logistics - Overland Park,KS,USA The law would give more responsibility for rail mergers to the Dept. of Justice and, say industry sources, could lead to more law suits. ...

Huff Has Interest in Acquiring The Greenbrier WTRF - Wheeling,WV,USA Former college, pro football player Sam Huff said he is trying to structure a deal to acquire The Greenbrier from CSX. CHARLESTON -- Football legend Sam ...

Bill to slow coal railroad stalls in House Great Falls Tribune - Great Falls,MT,USA Gustafson said the eminent domain bill comes just as the project is nearing a long-sought milestone. In the next two months, the Department of Natural ...

Foundation poured for depot, welcome center Aiken Standard- Aiken,SC,USA To make a donation to the project, make checks payable to Aiken Corporation - Friends of the Aiken Railroad Depot and send them to All Aboard! ...

Regional railroad company earns national recognition Sauk Prairie Eagle - Sauk City,WI,USA The railroad also owns the tracks through Sauk City and Prairie du Sac and up through the Badger Army Ammunition Plant. Community Development Manager Ken ...

STB Takes On Chlorine Issue The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA The AAR announced his radio message under the heading “railroads' common carrier obligation undermines development of safer chemicals.”

Burlington Northern CEO Warns Rail Regulations May Backfire CNNMoney.com - USA said Matt Rose , chief executive of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. (BNI), speaking during a JPMorgan transportation conference. ...

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