Saturday, March 21, 2009

Alberta Railway Short-line Proposal Merits Support: NFU Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA... Group (BRPCG) to purchase the Alliance subdivision from Canadian National Railway and operate it as a short-line railway merits the support of farmers, ...

Amtrak Train Slams Into Truck Carrying Luxury Cars WSOCtv.com - Charlotte,NC,USA 118 people were onboard the Amtrak train. The tractor-trailer was hauling luxury cars. "You heard the sound of the brakes, and then there was just a big ...

Short Line Traffic Falls Hard The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA North America’s small railroads continued reporting heavy traffic declines in the second week of March, as the RMI RailConnect index said volume for all ...

Amtrak survives cuts, will keep rolling to Rutland Fox44 News - Colchester,Vermont, AP - March 21, 2009 8:05 AM ET MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express will keep rolling between Rutland and Albany, NY The administration of ...

SAM Shortline on chopping block Cordele Dispatch - Cordele,GA,USA BY PEGGY KING CORDELE — Unless a compromise can be reached, SAM Shortline will be eliminated from the 2010 state budget. SAM Executive Director Kathy Odom ...

CSX expands intermodal service Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC, CSX Corp. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. recently expanded their intermodal container service to include new Southeast cities. ...

Amtrak Testing Internet Service in Northwest Wi-Fi Networking News - Seattle,WA, They explained to him that a test was underway of different Internet systems to figure out which works best, and whether Amtrak would install any of them. ...

Rail opening on indefinite hold Austin American-Statesman - Austin,TX,USA A week ago, the Federal Railroad Administration began an investigation into a February incident in which two Veolia train engineers drove their MetroRail ...

Train station on the move? Meriden Record-Journal - Meriden,CT,USA But, according to several sources familiar with the development of the zone, the town is exploring the possibility of shifting the train station from its ...

Culpeper commuter train coming? Fredericksburg.com - Fredericksburg,VA,USA The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board this week approved agreements with CSX and affirmed that approval with Norfolk Southern, which owns the ...

Iowa railroad to close cargo ramp in Newton WHO-TV - Des Moines,IA,USA Six weeks from today, Iowa Interstate Railroad is shutting down its cargo ramp. In a letter to Newton officials, the company blames the economic downture. ...

Siemens Wins $1 Billion Contract To Deliver 100 High Speed Trains ...AHN - USA The deal is with Tangshan Railways Vehicles Company, Changchun Railway Vehicles Company and the Chinese Academy of Railways for Siemens to provide train ...

Union Pacific shuts down Janesville bridge WCLO - Janesville,WI, A Union Pacific employee noticed some bent rail on the bridge March 18th and made the decision to close that section of track. ...

State anticipates 51000 riders for Amtrak’s Lynchburg expansion Lynchburg News and Advance - Lynchburg,VA,USA RICHMOND — If all goes as planned, two new Amtrak trains will start service in Lynchburg on Oct. 1, and in Richmond on Dec. 15. ...

$10 million pricetag for rail line KCBY.com 11 - North Bend,OR,USA They will provide the locomotive, either through lease or purchase," said Callery. Callery added there are some large projects that have drawn interest to ...

Illinois Railway Museum - Part One Examiner.com - USA There is also the 1940 E5a type diesel locomotive, “Silver Pilot,” the first GP7 diesel engine, the first Fairbanks Morse locomotive, the oldest surviving ...

Commuter rail preparing to roll Star News - Elk River,MN,USA The Elk River station is one of six stations along the line. Others are Big Lake, Anoka, Coon Rapids, Fridley and downtown Minneapolis. ...

Feds trying to derail Mexican drugs Houston Chronicle -Spokespeople for the other major railroads that go to the Mexico border — Kansas City Southern and Burlington Northern Santa Fe — said Friday that they have ...

Big declines seen in chemical rail shipments SmartBrief - Washington,DC,USA Car loadings in the US were 36900 for the week ending March 14, compared with 48309 a year earlier, and year-to-date rail-car chemical loadings were down ...

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