Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Passenger rails see better patronage, on-time ratesvNews-Journal.com - Longview,TX,USA People from all over the country board a trane at the Amtrak station that stops in Longview on it's trip from Los Angeles to Chicago, video. ...

TxDOT to do free appraisal of Henderson/Overton spur News-Journal.com - Longview,TX,USAUnion Pacific, which is selling the line, has appraised it at $3 million. It has offered to sell the line to the district for $1.6 million. ...

NJT trains back on track on Northeast Corridor Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA ISELIN, NJ - Amtrak hopes to finish repairs to downed overhead lines that delayed commuters on NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor in time for Tuesday ...

Rail project upsets some The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg,VA,USA Rowe thought that CSX, which owns the railroad tracks that are directly across from the houses on this Fredericksburg street, might be putting up a wall to ...

Verde Canyon Railroad Features Spring Train Events GatewayToSedona.com - Sedona,AZ,USA The Verde Canyon Railroad celebrates this light-hearted season with gala events on the round-trip train ride from Clarkdale to Perkinsville. ...

Greenbrier likely acquisition target: KeyBanc Reuters - USAN) is one of the most likely acquistion targets in the railcar equipment sector, an outcome which could lead the sector to rally significantly, said Keybanc ...

Railway agrees to quiet zones in suburban Chicago Fort Mills Times - Fort Mill,SC,USA Dan Lipinski helped broker an agreement with Canadian National Railway to establish quiet zones through Riverside, North Riverside and Berwyn. ...

Intermodal Hub to bring a thousand jobs to Toledo Area Toledo On The Move - Toledo,OH,USA The joint task force has chosen Norfolk Southern’s Airline Junction on Hill at Fearing Ave. This site will only require $13.7-million dollars to expand. ...

Stimulus Off Track for Short Lines The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA... industry in effect got nothing” directly from that bill, said Richard Timmons, president of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. ...

Planned rail lines would attract commercial development Fort Worth Business Press - Fort Worth,TX,USA“What would be developed at each railroad station would be a microcosm of the community,” said Jordan, who represents District 6. “You’re not necessarily ...

NYCs first subway station in 20 years opens Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA That old station only had one exit and the platform was built to accommodate only five train cars, so riders had to walk to the front of the train to get ...

Train collides with abandoned lumber truck Winfield Daily Courier - Winfield,KS,USA By FOSS FARRAR NEWKIRK - A tractor-trailer driver this morning abandoned his rig on railroad tracks to escape being struck by an oncoming northbound train ...

Short-line railroads to receive stimulus money Wichita Business Journal - Wichita,KS,USA The Kansas Department of Transportation has set aside $3 million for short-line railroad projects. The funds will come from the $378 million the state ...

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