Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Celebrate National Train Day and Discover the Rail Way PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA Marking 140 years of connecting travelers from coast to coast, National Train Day celebrates the importance of train travel throughout the country with ..

Wabtec venture to make brake equipment in China Forbes - NY, based Wabtec and Shenyang Locomotive and Rolling Stock Railways Brakes Co. Ltd., the largest manufacturer of locomotive and freight car brake equipment in ...

Railpower says court protection extended until April 20 Reuters - USAApril 7 (Reuters) - Canada's Railpower Technologies Corp, which is under court protection from creditors, said the Quebec Superior Court extended its period ...

New Plan to Move CSX Railroad Tracks Out of Madisonville iSurfHopkinsCo - Madisonville,KY,USA For many years, people have discussed the possibility of moving the CSX railroad tracks out of downtown Madisonville. Aside from the nostalgia of trains, ...

Greenbrier still at impasse in GE railcar talks American Metal Market - New York,USA Inc. and General Electric Co. on a railcar contract that represents a third of the total US backlog remain at an apparent impasse, as Greenbrier grapples to ...

Regional Rail acquires Middletown and New Jersey Railway Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI, As of yesterday, the short line now operates as the Middletown and New Jersey Railroad LLC (M&NJ). “While this is not a large operation, [M&NJ’s] asset ...

Grand Canyon Railway--free rides for 50s in 2009 Examiner.com - USA Grand Canyon Railway packages feature roundtrip train travel to Grand Canyon ...

BNSF Crew Begins Replacing 90000 Ties in Minnesota and Wisconsin MarketWatch (press release) - USA BNSF expects to spend about $2 billion this year to keep the railway's infrastructure strong by refreshing track, signal systems, structures, freight cars, ...

Public hearing slated on Rural Retreat depot Southwest Virginia Today - Richlands,VA,USA The issue resurfaced recently when Norfolk Southern Railway Co. offered to give the town the .03 acre site where the depot is located if the town will ...

Keep politics out of rail line upgrades Stamford Advocate - Stamford,CT,USA Connecticut will begin this summer receiving the first shipment of 300 new passenger cars that represent a major modernization of the commuter rail line ...

Clarence Gooden of CSX fined for claiming degree Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA CSX Corp. CEO Michael Ward has imposed a “substantial financial penalty” on his chief commercial officer for claiming in his corporate biography that he has ...

Pace to pick up on West light-rail line Denver Post - Denver,CO,USA The Regional Transportation District is short $2.2 billion for building all of FasTracks by its planned 2017 completion date, but the 12.1-mile West line ...

Orlando Commuter Rail Deal Still Stalled The Ledger - Lakeland,FL,USA... for their own equipment and employees in case of an accident during those times when CSX would continue to operate freight trains on the commuter line. ...

Union Pacific going green Wyoming Business Report - Cheyenne,WY,USA The company has been a leading innovator in developing hybrid locomotive technology, improving the fuel efficiency of its locomotives to the point where ...

Newton's Amtrak station set for work Newton Kansan - Newton,KS, Patrons get ready to board an Amtrak train headed north in January at the Newton station. Amtrak has announced it will devote $1.04 million to improvements ...

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