Thursday, April 16, 2009

Genesee & Wyoming March traffic increases 12% - Logistics Business ...Genesee & Wyoming, a US-based owner and operator of short-line and regional freight railroads, has reported that its traffic in March 2009 was 71353 carloads, an increase of 7530 carloads, or 11.8%, compared to March 2008.

DeFazio honored for assisting with the Coos Bay Rail Link KCBY.com 11 - North Bend,OR, DeFazio says this rail line opens up an almost limitless future for the South Coast. "The potential that's here is jobs today, repair the line, ...

Council to support plan for passenger rail line Lake County News Chronicle - Two Harbors,MN,USA That Rail Alliance is a joint powers group made up of counties through which the proposed rail line will run, and is the driving force behind the NLE. ...

Cape May County HeraldSeashore Line Work Closes Dennisville-Petersburg Road Cape May County Herald - NJ, United StatesThe existing timber and asphalt railroad crossing will be removed and new concrete rail crossing will be installed. A very short stretch of the approaches ...

CSX QuickQuote Unveiled at TIA Convention PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY, JACKSONVILLE, Fla. , April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Intermodal President James Hertwig has unveiled a new internet tool that provides freight brokers with ...

SunRail bill stalls — as time grows short Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA The amendments filed Wednesday by Dockery and Storms were intended to disrupt the deal between CSX Corp., which owns the tracks running through Orlando, ...

Last Union Pacific steam locomotive to visit city Sacramento Bee - CA, USA The last of the steam locomotives built for Union Pacific Railroad will be chugging into Roseville for the first of two public appearances Saturday. ...

New owner wants railroad back on track Times Herald-Record - Middletown,NY,USA Sauer said M&NJ was attractive because because of its connection to the Norfolk-Southern line just outside Middletown. Norfolk-Southern connects the M&NJ to ...

Texas State Railroad owner seeks minority shareholders Palestine Herald Press - Palestine,TX,USA By BETH FOLEY Allen Harper has a laundry list of plans to increase ridership and enhance visitor experiences at the Texas State Railroad. ...

CSX expects volume drop, more furloughs in 2Q The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Railroad operator CSX Corp. said Wednesday it predicts double-digit declines in shipping volume to continue through the second quarter, ...

Central Railroad festival returns Greenville News - Greenville,SC,USA The new Central Railroad Festival will be held May 15-16 in downtown Central. A highlight of the weekend will be the dedication and grand opening of the ...

Wallowa-Union Railroad signs Union Pacific deal Forbes - NY,USA... from the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department. The Wallowa-Union Railroad Authority plans to use some of the revenue to pay down its debt.

Group discusses local railroad options Defiance Crescent News - Defiance,OH,USA... of the Ohio Rail Development Commission. A request for federal stimulus money by Defiance County officials to help rebuild the railroad was turned down, ...

High water interferes with Empire Builder schedule St. Cloud Times - St. Cloud,MN,USA The main and alternate routes that Amtrak uses on BNSF Railway tracks in North Dakota were closed to passenger train traffic Tuesday because of water over ...

Commuter service between El Paso and Las Cruces to be explored by ...Las Cruces Sun-News - Las Cruces,NM,USA No specifics about the potential service were mentioned, nor was a time line about when such a service could start. El Paso Mayor John Cook said there might ...

CSX Beats Estimates; Pulls Railroad Stocks Higher - Yahoo! Finance CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX - News) led the railroad industry ahead mid-week after beating analysts' earnings estimates.First-quarter profit was down by 30% for ...

Train station project bids $3.6M under budget Lancaster Newspapers - Lancaster,PA,USA By BERNARD HARRIS, Staff Writer This artist's rendering shows the inside of the Lancaster Amtrak station after renovations are complet. ...

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