Friday, March 13, 2009

Stourbridge train benefits from earmark Wayne Independent - Honesdale,PA,USA... has used his congressional authority to direct $95000 to the Stourbridge railroad line in Honesdale, a popular tourist excursion that takes people from ...

Detroit light-rail line gets $44 million boost MLive.com - MI,USA by AP DETROIT -- A planned light-rail line in Detroit has received a financial boost, with the Kresge Foundation and Detroit's Downtown Development ...

Southern Manitoba railway ready to roll Morden Times - Morden,Manitoba,Canada The company expected to complete the transaction with Canadian Pacific Railway by the April and be in a position to start operating this spring. ...

Amtrak To Get Stimulus Funds For Upgrades WSJM - St. Joseph,Michigan,USA Vice President Joe Biden announced on Friday that Amtrak will receive one-point-three billion dollars in grant funding from the recently passed stimulus ...

KCS Gets First Genset Yard Engines The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Its rail unit in Mexico is paying to refit 16 more for use in that country. That “repower” work is being done by Electro Motive Diesel.

Coal cars back on Scenic Railroad tracks Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA... when it was owned by the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Railway Co., according to Ken Buehler, the scenic railroad’s executive director. ...

Leaking rail car in Carteret could take hours to clear, officials say New Brunswick Home News Tribune - New Brunswick,NJ,USA Crews from the rail company were also there to try to repair the leak. The offloading process could take hours as individual trucks come in to receive the ...

Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad wants to increase Route 322 ...PennLive.com - Harrisburg,PA,USA by BARBARA MILLER, Of the Patriot-News Whether Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad should move its passenger operation to Hummelstown -- and be permitted to ...

Genesee & Wyoming to cut more jobs, resize fleet Reuters - USA, GWR will furlough 50 more employees in the next 30 days, in addition to 95 furloughed so far, the railroad operator said during its investor conference call. ...

Amtrak train collides with truck in Hartford, Illinois Suburban Journals - Town and Country,MO,USA HARTFORD, Ill. -- An Amtrak train has collided with a pickup here, killing the truck's driver, police say. The crash happened sometime before 7:30 am near ...

Plan to link area Rail Trails starts with Bay-Saginaw connection MLive.com - MI,USA After the railway is purchased, negotiations will begin to acquire the inactive railroad property. The railway corridor connecting Saginaw and Bay counties ...

Byrd Secures Funding for W. Va. Transportation Projects WOWK - Huntington,WV,USA The Randolph County Development Authority acquired the Western Maryland Railroad yard in downtown Elkins several years ago and has successfully ...

Prairie Line won’t receive economic stimulus funds Gaylord Hub - Gaylord,MN,USA It appears the Minnesota Prairie Line won’t receive any federal economic stimulus funds to upgrade the 94 miles of railroad track from Norwood Young America ...

Port explores railway funding options The Commercial Dispatch - Columbus,MS,USA If completed, the rail spur would connect Severstal, Kinder-Morgan and several other business to a Kansas City Southern rail line already in place near the ...

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