Thursday, March 19, 2009

Amtrak to host train day in DC, three cities Washington Business Journal - Washington,DC, Amtrak will hold its second annual National Train Day in May to mark the 140th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. ...

Judge Promises Quick Ruling in Challenge To Ownership of Rail Line Ellsworth American - Ellsworth,ME,USA Henderson erected a berm and a pile of large rocks at both ends of the rail line in Hancock that traverses his 6800-acre property and berms on the rail line ...

Erie Railroad may return between Hoboken and Poconos Jersey City Reporter - Hoboken,NJ,USA The Stourbridge Railroad Company in Pennsylvania met last month with several eastern Pennsylvania business and tourism officials to discuss the possibility ...

Local line not named in Senate railroad bill The Commercial Dispatch - Columbus,MS,USA Mississippi has 26 short-line railroads, many of which are financially troubled and “hanging by a thread,” said Steven Edwards, director of intermodal ...

Rail line could connect Mankato to Twin Cities St. Peter Herald - St. Peters,MO,USA State Representative Terry Morrow has introduced legislation to begin studying the possibility of passenger and commuter rail service between the Greater ...

BNSF grain cars derail Williston Daily Herald - Williston,ND,USA By Alan Reed A BNSF Railway train that was positioning grain cars on a Williston yard track Tuesday morning resulted in nine cars derailing while crossing a ...

Agency sumbits plan to move Amtrak rail WWLP 22News - Springfield,USA The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission wants to realign Amtrak service to have the rails run parallel to the Connecticut River. This change would speed the ...

US sues UP railroad over fines for drugs on trains The Associated Press(AP) — The ongoing dispute between Union Pacific Corp. and the federal government about restricting drug smuggling on the railroad's trains has spawned two ...

Port may store rail cars for fee Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Muskogee,OK,USA Port Director Scott Robinson said an Independence, Kan., man has contacted him about a business that will have 200 rail cars to store because they are not ...

Kansas to use $3M from stimulus for railroads Arkcity.net - USABy AP TOPEKA (AP) - Kansas is setting aside $3 million in federal stimulus funds for short-line railroad projects. The Department of Transportation said ...

Rail-line upgrades along Ohio 13 coming soon The Newark Advocate - Newark,OH,USA The Ohio Rail Development Commission recently approved a $350000 grant to the Columbus & Ohio River Railroad, which will add $200000 of its own funds to the ...

Rail Exec Sees Evidence Of Economic Recovery WBBM780 - Chicago,IL,USA 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, ...

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