Friday, April 10, 2009

Nevada asks feds to put brakes on Yucca rail plan San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA AP LAS VEGAS—Nevada is asking federal authorities to put the brakes on planning what the state calls "a rail line to nowhere" at the proposed Yucca Mountain ...

Report: Amtrak studying revival of ‘Pioneer’ rail line between ...Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USAAmtrak is looking at the feasibility of reviving the “Pioneer” passenger-rail line between Denver and Seattle, according to a news report. ...

Rail Safety Day Webster Kirkwood Times - St. Louis,MO, SATURDAY Displays will include Kirkwood Police, Missouri Operation Lifesaver, The Transportation Museum Metro, Amtrak and Kirkwood Station Rental information.

Officials propose railroad service connecting Crozet, Charlottesville University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily - Charlottesville,VA,USA Buckingham Branch Railroad expressed enthusiasm for the project on the condition that a fence surround the tracks to encourage student safety. ...

Railpower lays off half its staff The Gazette (Montreal) - Quebec,Canada The steep slide toward extinction continues for Brossard’s Railpower Technologies Corp. which today laid off half of its 78 remaining employees and ceased ...

Amtrak to construct shelter station building in Connellsville Connellsville Daily Courier - Connellsville,PA, Amtrak received funding for the project through the federal government's economic stimulus package. Michael Edwards, executive director of the Connellsville ...

MARC bill clears last legislative hurdle Hagerstown Morning Herald - Hagerstown,MD,USA Barring a veto by the governor, the bill will give the West Virginia State Rail Authority the power to coordinate all activities with the Maryland Transit ...

Technology: Large crowd rallies for return of passenger rail fwdailynews.com - Kendallville,IN,USA Close to 1000 area residents attended a Rally for Rail event to hear speakers from Amtrak and the Midwest High Speed Association expound on the benefits of ...

Oyster Bay Railroad Museum Takes Part in LIRR Anniversary Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot - Oyster Bay,NY,USA... and private collections, the exhibit unfolds a fascinating story of the railroad and how it continues to contribute to the development of Long Island. ...

Railroad exec named top 'safety person' Daily Democrat - Woodland,CA, The vice president of a Woodland-based company was named the 2008 "Safety Person of the Year" by the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. ...

Amtrak to spend $50 million in stimulus funds in Washington, Ore. Seattle Times - United States In two small Oregon towns, where passenger trains running on Amtrak's Coast Starlight service between Seattle and Southern California rumble by daily, ...


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