Friday, March 6, 2009

Senate Committee approves railroad reregulation bill. AAR report.

Bill would strip antitrust protections from freight railroads Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Milwaukee,WI,USA The figures come from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. The Association of American Railroads opposes the bill, which would add ...

Heading down the wrong track Zanesville Times Recorder - Zanesville,OH,USA But it's the state's world class railroad system that gives Ohio its advantage. This multi-modal system could be a deciding factor for a business looking to ...

For those of you who forgot what it was like with an over regulated railroad industry prior to the Staggers Act of 1980, view this short film about the Penn Central. We've posted this before and believe it's important to revisit.
Penn Central 1974

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No injuries as CTA train strikes truck on North Side Chicago Sun-Times - United States Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash involving a CTA Brown Line train and a truck that drove around a crossing gate on the North Side on Thursday ...

Beltline tiff shows contrast in visions of Atlanta’s future Atlanta Journal Constitution - GA, USA Friday is the end of a 30-day period for the Georgia Department of Transportation, the city of Atlanta, the Beltline and Amtrak to resolve a dispute over ...

Aurora Board will Hear Rail Line Plans Monday East Aurora Advertiser - East Aurora,NY,USA The group hopes to preserve the corridor for train travel and is exploring funding that would allow, "reactivating the railroad as a scenic tourist railroad ...

Supervisors OK $2m-$3m rail fund Visalia Times-Delta - Visalia,CA,USA Ishida said in a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday the county is in the process of negotiating a joint powers agreement for a short-haul rail line with ...

GE move may lead to Greenbrier cuts Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA indecision over the fate of an existing rail car order has put the fate of its employees in limbo. On Thursday, the Lake Oswego-based railcar manufacturer ...

Arson guts early railroad building KRQE - Albuquerque,NM,USA RATON, NM (KRQE) - Fire investigators in Raton Thursday blamed arson for the fire that destroyed part of a historic building housing offices of the Colfax ...

City to seek TxDOT funds Amarillo.com - Amarillo,TX,USA... will find $5 million to contribute toward relocation of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway lines in northeast Amarillo, City Manager Alan Taylor said. ...

US Cash Grain Review: Trade Cut By Low Farm Sales, Slow Exports CattleNetwork.com - Overland Park,KS,USA'US railroads originated 18814 carloads of grain during the week ending February 21, down 13% from the previous week and 25% from the same week last year,' ...

Bill Gates Concentrates His Bets: Canadian National Railway ...GuruFocus.com - Plano,TX,USA The top Bill Gates Top Holdings: Canadian National Railway Company (CNI), Republic Services, Fomento Economico Mexicano, Berkshire Hathaway, Grupo Televisa ...

Bids for Woodward rail line being reviewed Detroit Free Press - United States The map should have shown that the proposed M1-RAIL line would run from Jefferson Avenue to New Center as this story describes. ...

Port complex moves to stop loss of trade Long Beach Press-Telegram - Long Beach,CA,USA Rail to and from Prince Rupert is handled by Canada National Railway, a private company whose trackage is heavily subsidized by the Canadian government. ...

Ohio parties split on spending for rail line Akron Beacon Journal - Akron,OH,USA COLUMBUS: House Democrats pushed through a plan Thursday that would enable Ohio to compete for federal money for a major passenger rail line despite the ...

Stimulus money to fund Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, new Hudson tunnel The Jersey Journal - NJ.com - Jersey City,NJ,USA New switches on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line would cost $15 million. New Jersey has already received federal stimulus money for various projects, ...

Union Pacific Recognized For Service To Military WOWT - Omaha,NE,USA Union Pacific Railroad has been chosen to receive a special honor for its strong support of the military. The Military Officers Association of America ...

New York TimesRiding the Rails New York Times - United StatesLast year, Amtrak set all-time ridership records. Traveling cross-country by train takes time, but less than I expected: within four days, one crosses the ...

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