Thursday, March 5, 2009

UP, NS and BNSF make magazine's grade as 'most admired' companies Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA They didn’t crack the top 50, but three Class Is have landed on Fortune magazine’s annual list of “America’s Most Admired Companies. ...

V&T Railroad Announces Summer 2009 Schedules - AroundCarson.com The Virginia & Truckee Railroad™ is celebrating its 34th year of continuous operation, placing it among the enduring and important heritage railroads in the United States, reviving the history of the original Silver Short Line™. ...

Wabtec 2009 locomotive and Freight Car Forecasts... Gerson Lehrman Group - New York,USA Locomotive deliveries in 2009 will fall more than 25% from 2008 levels, although the bottom cannot yet be accurately predicted. ...

Commuter Rail Stirs Debate WMBB-TV - Panama City,FL,USA The Senate Transportation Committee gave approval to a plan that would clear the way for the state to buy 61 miles track currently owned by CSX. ...

Railpower says court protection extended by a month Reuters - USA Railpower, whose Green Goat locomotives are used in switching yards and designed to help carriers meet toughening air emission standards, saw demand for its ...

Crews learn on 'derailed' railcars Staunton News Leader - Staunton,VA,USA Three extrication scenarios were presented Wednesday, sending rescue personnel into the cramped confines of a Buckingham Branch Railroad freight locomotive, ...

Train Collides with MyFox Atlanta - Atlanta,GA,USA Investigators said the tractor trailer got stuck on the CSX railroad. According to police, the truck driver had just disconnected the cab from the trailer ...

Group proposes passenger trains through Portage Aurora Advocate - Ravenna,OH,USA The connection would link two sets of tracks owned by Norfolk-Southern and CSX Transportation by adding about a mile of track. The improvement would make it ...

Fresh Air - Week of March 5 Akron Beacon Journal - Akron,OH,USAWine train — The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is sponsoring a wine-tasting train from 7 to 9 pm from Akron's Northside Station. ...

Coal Train Derails On Snowy Tracks Boston Channel.com - MA, USA The train belongs to the Billerica-based Pan Am Railroad Co. It is unclear what caused the cars to leave the track. The area received about 14 inches of ...

Y-12 donates tanker cars to museum Oak Ridger - Oak Ridge,TN,USA Poling said the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum, which operates the Secret City Scenic Excursion Train, hopes to eventually build a 4800-square-foot ...

American Railcar profit dips slightly Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA American Railcar Industries Inc.’s revenue grew in the fourth quarter but its profit dropped. The company posted a profit of $7.6 million on revenue of $203 ...

Portec Rail Expands Market Offering With Total Friction Management ...MSNBC - USA Total Friction Management(tm) provides one of the most comprehensive approaches we've ever applied to reduce the stress-state of a railroad which influences ...

10 More Reasons to Absolutely Still Keep the Faith in the Railroad ...The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Because fuel prices won’t stay low forever (just wait…), and within the broad multimodal traffic declines smart bi-modal carriers are planning a more ...

Siemens Begins Transportation of Blades by Rail PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA"This is the first time that Siemens is transporting wind turbine blades via rail to their destination," said Jan Kjaersgaard, CEO, Siemens Wind Power ...

Locomotive Camera Requirement May Follow Metrolink Crash Probe Bloomberg - USA a collision of a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific Corp. freight train that was the deadliest US passenger rail crash since 1993. ...

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