Monday, May 4, 2009

Ports Want Rail Stimulus Money - Seattle Transit Blog By Andrew Smith The DJC is reporting that the Port of Tacoma and Port of Seattle are going after stimulus cash for rail projects along the I-5 corridor that should help ease freight congestion along the BNSF line. These would also ease congestion and ...

Rails-to-trails advocates hope Norfolk Southern will abandon line BlueRidgeNow.com - Hendersonville,NC,USA They argued that the railroad track had not been abandoned, and that the court had no jurisdiction. A federal magistrate agreed and referred the case to the ...

Burrowing a tunnel under the Hudson River and into the future The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - Newark,NJ, When the new tunnels are completed, NJ Transit and Amtrak will increase the number of trains crossing the river to 34 per hour during peak periods. ...

All Aboard Ball chugs along for Cuyahoga Valley railroad Akron Beacon Journal - Akron,OH, About 300 guests boarded the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad for a trip through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to the Fitzwater Yard and Maintenance ...

Peninsula cities want high-speed rail tunnel San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA The Caltrain board, which owns the right of way and runs the commuter rail line, is working with the High Speed Rail Authority to determine how both the ...

Old 765 rebuilt, back on track; riders await Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne,IN, Passenger trains headed for Chicago routinely went 80 to 100 mph, and the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks between Fort Wayne and Chicago were a popular place ...

Rail safety message deadly serious Liberal - Richmond Hill,Ontario,Canada... railways and in the effort to bring this statistic to zero, this week was marked as Rail Safety Week by the Canadian National Railway and GO Transit. ...

BRIEF: Norfolk Southern idles 70 at West Side site Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA, Norfolk Southern Railroad is temporarily ceasing its operations there Monday, leading to the idling of about 70 workers, said spokesman Rudy Husband. ...

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