Sunday, March 8, 2009

Rail line purchase is a bad idea Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz,CA,USA A short line operator is planned for taking over the freight operation thus providing revenue for maintenance. Two companies receive the bulk of freight ...

State expects work to start on second rail line this year Schenectady Gazette - Schenectady,NY,USA By Tatiana Zarnowski (Contact) SCHENECTADY — A second rail line from Schenectady to Albany is likely to be started but not finished this year, ...

Manitoba shortline group secures financing Canadian Cattlemen - Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada A southern Manitoba farmer group's plans to run grain cars on a former Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) subdivision took a jump forward Friday as it announced ...

Portsmouth-to-Boston on the train? $35 million railway revival ...Portsmouth Herald News - Portsmouth,NH,USA A group of transportation consultants said rehabilitating a rail line between Portsmouth and Newfields would create significant economic development ...

Billionaire seeks to slow coal railroad LocalNews8.com - Idaho Falls,ID,USA That could make it harder for the Tongue River Railroad's developers to secure the land needed to build the project. An initial vote on the bill by a House ...

Upcoming talks could lead to 2nd Amtrak run to BC Seattle Times - United States A second daily round-trip Amtrak train between Seattle and Vancouver, BC, could start running by early summer if upcoming talks between Washington state and ...

Slow-moving train hits woman in Crozet Charlottesville Daily Progress - Charlottesville,VA,USA Gale Wilson, the vice president of operations of the Buckingham Branch Railroad Co., said the train that hit the woman was an empty CSX-owned coal train ...

Atlanta, DOT bury hatchet in rail line dispute Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA The city of Atlanta and Georgia Department of Transportation reached an agreement late Friday to accommodate a proposed passenger rail line into the city ...

National Railroad Museum awning donation Richmond County Daily Journal - Rockingham,NC,USA Jorja Brown Murray stands in front of the new awning at the National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame in Hamlet donated in memory of her father, ...

Molten sulfur oozing into bayou after train derails near Baton Rouge The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com - New Orleans,LA,USA A freight train car carrying molten sulfur derailed and sprung a leak Saturday, dribbling stinking orange-and-yellow goop into Bayou Plaquemine and ...

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