Tuesday, April 14, 2009

City signs 'quiet zone' deal with CN Gary Post Tribune - Gary,IN,USA Gary has signed a mitigation agreement with the Canadian National Railway Co., ending months of negotiations on how the rail company should help Gary deal ...

Grass Fire Crawls Along Rail Line Near Saskatoon 650 CKOM News Talk Radio - Saskatoon,Saskatchewan,Canada Another problem presented itself -- over 70 stacks of old railway ties were piled along the track. Saskatoon Battalion Chief Mike Volk says they caught fire ...

Amtrak moving forward in stateline? WIFR - Rockford,IL,USARail-seekers say the federal funds would help pay for the $32 million in track upgrades to allow Amtrak to run nearly 200 miles. The line would travel from ...

Short Line Loads Bounce Slightly Journal of Commerce The RMI RailConnect index, which tracks cargo movements from 347 North American short line railroads out of more than 500, said reporting carriers had 90752 loaded railcars or intermodal units in the week ending April 4.

Restored steam locomotive ready to roll KSNT - Topeka,KS,USA 3415 is one of three operational, former Santa Fe steam locomotives and the only operating steam locomotive in the state of Kansas. ...

FreightCar America plans 'temporary suspension' of production in ...Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA, FreightCar initially leased the former Norfolk Southern East End Shops in downtown Roanoke in 2005. Work was shifted to Roanoke from Pennsylvania because ...

Transit Museum Exhibit Shows Railroad’s Lost History Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY, by Raanan Geberer published online 04-13-2009 BOERUM HILL — The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is best known for ...

Coal mines leases could mean riches for Montana The Associated PressIt also could facilitate construction of a long-delayed rail line, the Tongue River Railroad. Both projects are fiercely contested by environmentalists and ...

Council to consider approving land donation for railroad museum Cleburne Times-Review - Cleburne,TX,USA The museum is expected to be connected to the intermodal depot with a breezeway, said railroad museum committee chairman and 4B member Richard Sikes, ...

Long Beach port expansion approved Los Angeles Times - CA, About 65000 feet of railroad track will be added so that nearly one-third of Middle Harbor's cargo will be moved by train and, with dockside electrical ...

SD will improve three railroad lines Sioux City Journal - Sioux City,IA,USA That state line is leased to Sioux Valley Regional Railroad Authority. Another project, estimated at $1.07 million, would improve the Huron-to-Yale line, ...

Norfolk Southern CEO to Give Next Leaders & Legends LectureJohns Hopkins Gazette - Baltimore,MD,USABy Andrew Blumberg Charles W. "Wick" Moorman, the chairman, president and CEO of Norfolk Southern Corp., is the scheduled speaker for the April installment ...

Big steam train to roll through Bay Area cities San Jose Mercury News - CA, steamer and its train are on their Western Heritage Tour, which began Saturday in Cheyenne before heading west through Utah and Nevada before crossing ...

Ride the rails to the Grand Canyon CNN - USA And all it took was an old-fashioned train in a remote Arizona town and a singing cowboy leading the kids in a spirited rendition of "Old MacDonald Had a ...

Search for the bad about MARC finds good Baltimore Sun - United States Brusberg, who rides the CSX-owned Camden Line, says that when things go wrong on MARC, the MTA doesn't put out the word quickly enough for commuters to come ...

Club offers free rides on miniature locomotives Baltimore Sun - United States By Tricia Bishop Steve Zuiderveen of Sykesville takes passengers for a ride on a model of a locomotive from 1966.

Track work to delay some Amtrak service Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA, AP WASHINGTON - Amtrak says track work in New Jersey will lead to minor delays for the next five months on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor. ...

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