Wednesday, May 27, 2009

STB rejects rail relocation petition; issues abandonment exemption Norman Transcript - Norman,OK, However, the agency simultaneously exercised its authority to grant an abandonment exemption to BNSF allowing for abandonment of the rail line to proceed ...

Long-planned South Coast rail project faces fiscal woes Norton Mirror - Raynham,MA,USA One of those plans would extend the existing commuter rail line from Stoughton through Easton, Raynham and Taunton into Berkley, where the line would split ...

BNSF to Start Summer Maintenance Projects Journal of Commerce In June, BNSF Railway will begin the first of five maintenance-of-way projects in South Dakota. The projects will replace approximately 73 track miles of rail by the end of September. BNSF crews will be working between Glenham and ...

Rail capacity is hurdle to adding new trains Allentown Morning Call - Allentown,PA, Now the route is owned by Norfolk-Southern, running freight only, and much of it is single-track. Norfolk-Southern claims that the route is saturated so the ...

Fmr. Santa Fe steam locomotive makes way through Abilene KSN-TV - ABILENE, Kansas – Train lovers in Abilene got a unique treat Saturday as a former Santa Fe steam locomotive made its inaugural run. ...

RICHARDSON INVESTS $12 MILLION IN EXPANSION Market Wire (press release) - USABrandon, MB - Double current grain storage capacity to 20500 metric tonnes and expand rail car capacity to accommodate a 112-car unit train. ...

Koppers shares climb after analyst boosts EPS view Forbes - NY, Nonetheless, Koppers' railroad crosstie orders have beat expectations, which should bolster sales and margins this year and offset weakness in the carbon ...

1904 steam locomotive will be installed at mall Statesman Journal - Salem,OR,USA A 1904 Baldwin engine will be installed from 11 am to 1 pm near the main shopping center sign that can be seen from Interstate 5, a news release said. ...

RAIL SOCIETY WORKING ON MUSEUM ADDITION Pine Bluff Commercial - Pine Bluff,AR, By Wes ClementOF THE COMMERCIAL STAFF Volunteers of the Arkansas Railroad Museum have planned to spend part of their Memorial Day weekend installing a ...

BILLS IN TEXAS LEGISLATURE WOULD ALLOW FOR RAIL DEVELOPMENT IN EL PASOKDBC - el paso,TX,USA This international freight corridor will provide service to Ferromex, Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific Railroad companies. ...

Cape Breton Railway to seek subsidy extension after election: company Truro Daily News - Truro,Nova Scotia,Canada... it keep a short-line service running from Cape Breton to the mainland. ... sufficient revenue to really justify keeping 100 miles of railroad open. ...

Rail museum will charge admission fee Sioux City Journal - Sioux City,IA, SIOUX CITY -- The Milwaukee Railroad Shops Historic District, a railroad museum development project of the Siouxland Historical Railroad Association, ...

Railroad furloughs 100 in Alliance Omaha World-Herald - Omaha,NE,USA(AP) — More than 100 employees of the BNSF mechanical department in the western Nebraska city of Alliance have been furloughed because of a decrease in rail ...

Full Steam Ahead — Vintage Steam Train Back on Track After Flood ...Centralia Chronicle - Centralia,WA, The train ran on a short one-half mile of line during the 2008 season. Ridership remained nearly the same, at 10000 riders, but revenue was lost because of ...

Railroads want Congress to back off antitrust bill Logistics Management - Newton,MA,USA He said the legislation would drag railroads ¯back to pre-deregulation days of weak investment and withering rail networks." A Union Pacific representative ...

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