Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Railroad is awarded $200000 in crash Valencia County News Bulletin - Belen,NM, 2006, when a freight train over a mile long going about 63 mph hit their vehicles as they were parked on railroad tracks. Carol Duran, a dump truck ...

V&T bridge goes up next week at night Nevada Appeal - Carson City,NV,USA The V&T Railway, an 18-mile tourist railroad, will run from Virginia City to Carson City and is modeled after the original 19th-century track. ...

Senate approves study of high-speed rail line through Winona Winona Daily News - Winona,MN,USA A Pawlenty spokesman said Tuesday that the governor “intends to aggressively position Minnesota to compete for stimulus funds for one or more rail lines, ...

NF Mayor Supports Rail Link with Buffalo WNED - Buffalo,NY,USA Dyster says the commuter line would also bring more people to Niagara Falls. Plans are in works to build a new train station on the rim of the gorge near ...

CSX Transportation First to Permanently Operate Fuel-Efficient ...- New York,NY,USA CHICAGO , March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Ward , Chairman, President and CEO of CSX, met with local officials today at the LaSalle Street train ...

Railroads likely to 'dodge the re-regulation bullet' — Stifel ...Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USAUS freight railroads likely will remain under the regulatory authority of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) as there is scant evidence that broad ...

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Let's make a deal Riverside Brookfield Landmark - Oak Park,IL,USA If the announcement Monday that Riverside, North Riverside and Berwyn have negotiated a deal with the Canadian National Railway to establish a quiet zone ...

Canal Place tunnel project on hold Cumberland Times-News - Cumberland,MD,USA But Fowler told the authority that process would be lengthy and the initial response from middle management shows CSX is not too keen on granting the scenic ...

Officials seek intermodal funds Toledo Blade - Toledo,OH,USA "This Norfolk Southern intermodal site over here is a slam dunk," the mayor said. "This intermodal [proposal] is a huge, huge part of an economic ...

Neosho council advances plan to close crossing Joplin Globe - Joplin,MO,USA “That’s why the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Kansas City Southern Railroad are spending the money.” Not only is the railroad reducing the ...

Trains sparked brush fires Joliet Herald News - Joliet,IL,USA Jerling said he spoke with Canadian National Railway officials who confirmed the trains had sparked the blaze. "They had two locomotives going through ...

Amtrak train hits vehicle in central Missouri; no one injured Seattle Times - United States An Amtrak passenger train traveling east from Kansas City collides with a vehicle just west of the state capital in central Missouri. ...

East Coast ports have ‘tremendous opportunity’ Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA The widening of the Panama Canal will allow the Port of Jacksonville to handle more and bigger ships, said Clarence Gooden, CSX Corp. executive vice ...

Riverside deputy mayor touts rail car production at empty plants Dayton Daily News - Dayton,OH,USA By Thomas Gnau A Riverside man is calling "all aboard" on the idea of building passenger rail cars in one of several shuttered auto plants in the Dayton ...

MARC support garnered Martinsburg Journal - Martinsburg,WV,USA "The Maryland Transit Administration currently pays $492560 per year to CSX Railroad in track access fees for the miles of track in Jefferson and Berkeley ...

Railroad volumes signal economic contraction has ceased Gerson Lehrman Group - New York,USA Railroad traffic volumes for both carloads and intermodal (container and trailer) shipments have stopped falling, at least in the aggregate if not for all ...

City trestle project gets $1.9 million in federal funding Charleston Gazette - WV, USA But it appears his longtime dream of converting the old CSX railroad bridge over the Kanawha River into a hiking and biking trail might finally be coming ...

Rail Logistics Center possible in Hardin County Ada Herald - Ada,OH,USA... into the US through various ports, and then are directly off- loaded from the ships onto special rail car equipment, running as special trains. ...

Missouri DOT sets aside federal stimulus funds for rail bridge Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA... $9 million in federal stimulus funds to construct a bridge in Columbia that would carry the Columbia Terminal Railroad’s (COLT) track over Highway 63. ...

Caterpillar to lay off 2454 workers in 3 states The Associated Press The plant makes diesel engines for boats, locomotives and other applications. Caterpillar notified 89 employees at its Jefferson, Ga., fuel systems plant ...

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