Saturday, April 18, 2009

Rail agreements pass preliminary consideration Barron News Shield - Barron,WI,USA Progressive Rail currently leases from Canadian National, but as part of the overall plan, Progressive Rail will end up leasing from the WWRTA. ...

Amtrak to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Crescent Service between ...WebWire (press release) - Atlanta,GA,USAWASHINGTON – Amtrak will commemorate the 30th anniversary of their operation of the historic Crescent service as part of National Train Day on May 9th with ...

MnDOT Commissioner Tours Area Rail Line KEYC - Mankato,MN,USA The 125-year-old railway is one of only two that is owned by taxpayers in the state.MNDOT is looking to see if they can help make the line more efficient. ...

All fired up for steam festival BBC News - UK But despite being renovated the tracks still do not link to any other line and all the locomotives taking part in the festival had to be transported by road ...

Federal high-speed rail dollars bypass Ariz. The Zonie Report - Phoenix,Arizona,USA... oh say, three years ago, the state government could have steered some funds toward the construction of a regular old slow-speed commuter line running ...

Superfast rail lines are put on fast track St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis,MO,USAWASHINGTON — A long-held dream of a high-speed rail connection may have inched forward Thursday with President Barack Obama outlining plans for a railroad ...

Historic Steam Locomotive to be On Display ...An historic locomotive has arrived in Roseville as part of Union Pacific Railroad's Western Heritage Tour. The Railroad's steam locomotive, number 844, is in the Roseville rail yard where it's being readied for Roseville's Centennial ..

Metra track work to cause midday delays on Milwaukee North lineChicago Tribune - United States About 1000 riders take the line inbound each day. The commuter rail line said it is urging riders between Fox Lake and Libertyville to consider driving to ...

Plastic Pallets Burn In Train Car Fire KCTV5 News - Kansas City,MO,USA A train car full of plastic pallets burned in Kansas City on Friday morning. The railroad car was in a train yard in the 6600 block of Thorn Drive, ...

Hummelstown wants hearing on M & H Railroad request for more Route ...PennLive.com - Harrisburg,PA, Council voted April 16 to ask the state Public Utility Commission to schedule a hearing on the railroad's petition to revise its current permission for up ...

Feds OK $28 million for Burlington railroad bridge Chicago Tribune - United States... to be pushed beneath the span by a tugboat. Once BNSF Railway Co. provides its share of funding, Harkin says work could be completed within two years.

The Long Island Rail Road at 175 Hicksville Illustrated News - Hicksville,NY,USA By Victoria Caruso-Davis Later this month, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will celebrate its 175th anniversary and various events have been scheduled to ...

Jim Thorpe trails plan hinges on railroad's OK Allentown Morning Call - Allentown,PA,USA Carbon County commissioners said Thursday the project could go to bid next month -- or go back to the drawing board if Reading and Blue Mountain Railroad ...

Union Pacific railroad donates $5000 for children's books Ballard News Tribune - Seattle,WA,USA Brock Nelson of Union Pacific delivered the check in person to Susan Waller, development coordinator, and Susan Dibble, executive director, of Page Ahead. ...

CSX Celebrates Continued Emphasis on Environmental Stewardship PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA"While CSX and its 30000 employees respect the environment every day, Earth Day offers us an annual opportunity to acknowledge our accomplishments, ...

Effort begins to save CSX railyard Buffalo News - NY, United States Charles E. Schumer talked by telephone to the head of CSX Transportation on Thursday and said he came away with the “distinct impression” that the Buffalo ...

BNSF Rail Line Still Closed KXNet.com North Dakota News KXMC - Minot,ND,USA High water in western McHenry County has forced the closure of BNSF's main rail line. Today an officials with the railroad tells us that the main line will ...

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