Friday, March 27, 2009

Short Line Traffic Keeps Skidding The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ, A key index of short line railroad traffic hit its worst percentage drop of 2009, falling 27.88 percent in the week ending March 21. ...

New York & Atlantic Railway Takes Out the TrashLong Island short line helps Brooklyn by hauling municipal waste by train; Cuts traffic congestion, reduces emissions, saves energy. BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 27 /PRNewswire/ While many people balk at taking out the trash, ...

Easter Bunny Express' returns to B&SVRR and Museum Boone News Republican - Boone,IA,USAThe Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad and Museum, 225 10th St., is kicking off the train ride season next Saturday, April 4, with its Easter Bunny Express ...

Norfolk Southern names new chief operating officer Boston Globe -NORFOLK, Va.—Railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp. said Tuesday it named Mark D. Manion executive vice president and chief operating officer, ...

Port of Vancouver to get stimulus money Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA The project is expected to reduce congestion by 40 percent in the BNSF Vancouver Yard and the north-south BNSF main line. The federal stimulus money will be

Rail car firm gets extension in MTA contract Los Angeles Times - CA,USA Italy's AnsaldoBreda is granted a two-month extension in a deal to build 100 light-rail cars for the LA County transit agency. By Maeve Reston An Italian ...

Operation Lifesaver Photo Gallery Kansas City Kansan - Kansas City,KS,USA Here is a collection of photos from a train ride I took today that was part of the Union Pacific Railroad's Operation Lifesaver program. ...

Red River Railroad Museum opens in Denison KXII-TV - Sherman,TX, DENISON, TX -- The Red River Railroad Museum was not open on a regular basis due to the lack of volunteers. Now with volunteers in place they are ready to ...

New Brunswick approves waste transfer station North Brunswick Sentinel - NJ, USA North Brunswick Councilman Carlo Socio said the property in New Brunswick borders the Amtrak railroad tracks that are close to Frisch Park, ...

Lawrence project gets $3.6 million in funding Huntington Herald Dispatch - Huntington,WV,USAThe $3.6 million will pay to build about a mile of railroad track inside the industrial park and to build a road to provide access to the Ohio River, ...

Federal stimulus money comes to NW Ohio 13abc.com - Toledo,OH,USA This project is set to get $6.5 million in stimulus funds and up to 900 people looking for work could find themselves working on the railroad. ...

Railroad meeting tonight in Charlotte CharlotteObserver.com - Charlotte,NC,USA For additional information about the project, contact Marc Hamel, at 919-733-7245, ext. 270, or by email at mhamel@ncdot.gov. Mail should reference the ...

Amtrak service rerouted because of flooding Minot Daily News - Minot,ND,USA By ANDREA JOHNSON, Staff Writer ajohnson@minotdailynews.com RUGBY Amtrak service to Grand Forks, Devils Lake, and Rugby has been derailed for at least the ...

Central Ohio RR sees a potential for more growth Coshocton Tribune - Coshocton,OH,USA Genesee & Wyoming bought the 10 short-line railroads comprising the Ohio Central Railroad System last fall. "We watched this system be built out of scraps ...

Amtrak has stimulus funds heading to Chicago Chicago Tribune -The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provided $1.3 billion for Amtrak projects nationwide. The money will go toward hundreds of initiatives, ...

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