Friday, April 3, 2009

CP Rail closing line due to flooding Winnipeg Free Press - Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada Canadian Pacific Railway is closing its Winnipeg to Emerson subdivision as of noon Friday as a result of potential flooding of the Red River. ...

Railroad company on track with round of repair work DeSoto Appeal - Memphis,TN,USA Workmen finish up details on the new railroad tracks on Stage Road in old Bartlett after working on it for the last week. Tracks on Old Brownsville will be ...

Coal Takes Down Short Line Traffic The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA The RMI RailConnect index, which tracks cargo movements from 347 North American short line railroads out of more than 500, said reporting carriers had just ...

State makes deal for operating rail line Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA The state has completed negotiations with the Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad that will allow the company to keep running a branch line from Cheney to ...

CN Shuffles Operations Team The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Canadian National Railway shifted four senior operations officials to new roles in running different parts of the railroad. All of them will report to Keith ...

Norfolk Southern Facilitates $2.2 Billion in Industrial Investment ...PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY, Norfolk Southern assisted state and local government and economic development officials throughout 20 states in helping customers identify ideal locations ...

Rail boom has left the station Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA Northland railroad workers are feeling the effects as well. The slowdown at taconite plants across the Iron Range is resulting in the loss of more than just ...

New storm barrage causes train collision in South The Associated Press(AP) — Another barrage of storms hit the southeast Thursday, bring threats of tornadoes, causing a passenger train to hit a fallen tree and sending at least ...

Railroad commission promotes alternative fuels News 8 Austin - Austin,TX,USA The Texas Rail Road Commission is encouraging the use of propane fueled vehicles, especially for state fleets. A new bill (HB 1467) introduced to the ...

Super Steel plant shuts its doors Schenectady Gazette - Schenectady,NY,USA It cited as reason for the closure a steep decline in orders for the Glenville railroad car plant. Karen Williamson of the state Department of Labor said ...

Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad workers ratify UTU contract Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA A vast majority of Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad workers have ratified a United Transportation Union (UTU) agreement. Covering conductors, engineers and ..

Potential impact of intermodal station identified Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA The Federal Highway Administration, in cooperation with the Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Transit Administration, prepared the environmental ...

Atlas tailings relocation to begin April 20, officials say Moab Times Independent - Moab,UT,USA In order to do that the project will not only have to buy more railroad cars and tailings containers two years ahead of schedule, it will have to start ...

Its full steam ahead for railroad museum Valley Beautiful Beacon - Erwin,TN,USA... railroad museum and that more fundraising will take place as the remodeling moves forward. We have been raising funds for this project for years,...

MEDCO seeks to upgrade rail spurs Marshall News Messenger - Marshall,TX,USA By Steve Bandy, News Messenger Rail access is essential in industrial development and the Marshall Economic Development Corp. is looking for ways to upgrade ...

Norfolk Southern Furloughs CBS 21 - Harrisburg,PA,USA He started working for Norfolk Southern. But last month, John found his name on a furlough list. Norfolk Southern says out of 1000 people furloughed, ...

Museum groups mull vintage engine decision Times Record News - Wichita Falls,TX,USA The locomotive, believed to be one of only a handful still in existence, resides at the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis. After reviewing its extensive ...

Weather Blankets Rail Traffic The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Union Pacific Railroad, which along with BNSF Railway serves Wyoming’s giant Powder River Basin coal region, said it had “greatly reduced loadings from ...

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