Friday, April 10, 2009

Norfolk In Joint Venture For NY-Ayer Rail Line Worcester Business Journal - Worcester,MA,USA By Livia Gershon Norfolk Southern Corp. has completed a joint venture agreement with Pan Am Railways Inc., giving in a 50 percent interest in a rail line ...

Renovation to start this summer at Jackson's train station ...The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com - Jackson,MI,USA by Chris Gautz Jackson Citizen Patriot Citizen Patriot file photoFederal funds are on the way to pay for repairs at Jackson's downtown Amtrak station. ...

Committee working to save rail line Meadow Lake Progress - Meadow Lake,Saskatchewan, Canada The North Central Transportation Planning Rail Subcommittee is committed in their goal to save and maintain the Meadow Lake-Speers rail line, and have been ...

Small Railroads Key to PG&E Project The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark, NJ,USA... this project business underscores the role small rail lines play in the economy, connecting ports or cross-country railroads with more remote areas. ...

MnDOT Commissioner to visit Winthrop Gaylord Hub - Gaylord,MN,USA The Minnesota Prairie Line (MPL) travels through five counties — Carver, Sibley, Renville, Redwood, and Yellow Medicine-along the 94 mile shortline railroad ...

Steam locomotive No. 844 to spend time in Ogden StandardNet - Ogden,Utah,USA The UP's Web site says "steam locomotive No. 844 is the last steam locomotive built for Union Pacific Railroad." "It was delivered in 1944. ...

Train Cars Derailed BainbridgeGa.com - Bainbridge,GA,USA Thursday morning four CSX rail cars flipped off the tracks and onto their sides. The 4 rail cars were at the end of a 29 car train..

Middle Georgia officials consider helping Norfolk Southern buy ...Macon Telegraph - Macon,GA,USA By S. Heather Duncan - hduncan@macon.com Middle Georgia elected officials toured a new, cleaner-burning diesel locomotive Thursday afternoon so they could ...

MBTA plans for drastic cuts in bus, rail service Boston Globe - By Noah Bierman The MBTA would halt all evening and weekend commuter rail service, eliminate six Green Line stops, discontinue lightly used bus routes, ...

$40000 bringing #3 to FDC Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada The FDC will soon have the Mayo Lumber Company Shay #3 locomotive back among its collection of vintage steam locomotives thanks to a $40000 provincial grant ...

MRL train derails near Helena Montana's News Station - Missoula,MT,USA Montana Rail Link is moving equipment onto lines west of Helena to clear an 11-car derailment that happened shortly before noon on Thursday. ...

Hummelstown officials want to express concerns to PUC over M&H ...The Patriot-News - PennLive.com - Harrisburg,PA, by BARBARA MILLER, Of the Patriot-News HUMMELSTOWN-Worried about potential safety hazards if Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad is allowed unlimited ...

Railpower says may have to liquidate; to cut jobs Reuters - USAApril 9 (Reuters) - Canada's Railpower Technologies Corp, which is under court protection from creditors, said it will cease its active operations and slash ...

Road to be constructed at Ouachita port Monroe News Star - Monroe,LA,USA Once the rail extension is complete, Kansas City Southern Railroad will make the switches for port customers, but the railroad won't do that until the rail ...

Scenic railroad board members eye finances ahead of annual DelFest Cumberland Times-News - Cumberland,MD,USA CUMBERLAND — The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad board members are keeping a positive outlook as they prepare for this year’s season. ...

Madisonville hopeful railroad tracks will be moved WFIE-TV - Evansville,IN,USA Cox said the city, county and CSX are on board for the project. It's just a matter of finding the funds, but the impact of the project would be priceless. ...

RDC to help foster short-line freight operations in France Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA... rail infrastructure manager and owner Réseau Ferré de France, development bank la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and Railroad Development Corp. ...

ODC gets last payment Odessa American - Odessa,TX, Mike George, president of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce, said Thursday that new funds would help bring the South Orient Railroad up to condition for trains ...

BNSF Crews Begin $15 Million Track Maintenance Project in Illinois MarketWatch (press release) - USA"Galesburg is an important hub for our West Coast and Chicago traffic," said Dave Freeman, BNSF vice president, Engineering. "Expanding and maintaining our ...

Train cars with hazardous material derail in California Reuters - USALOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two train cars carrying hazardous liquid derailed into a local waterway south of Los Angeles early on Thursday, fire officials said. ...

"Cops on Rails" Results in 18 Tickets KWCH - Wichita,KS,USA Between eleven o'clock. and one Wednesday, deputies rode along on area Burlington Northern Santa Fe trains. During the operation, 12 deputies wrote 18 ...

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