Thursday, May 21, 2009

Union Pacific CEO Says Recovery Not Likely Until 2010 CNNMoney.com - USA Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) Chief Executive Jim Young reiterated his view Wednesday that a steep decline in freight volumes may have stabilized a bit, ...

Valley hosts myriad of Memorial Day events Valley Courier Online - Alamosa,CO,USA THE RIO GRANDE SCENIC RAILROAD, offering steam engine rides over La Veta Pass, begins its fourth season on Saturday, May 23. This year the train will offer ...

NC Transportation Museum unveiling new train ride route Salisbury Post - Salisbury,NC,USAImprovements to the railroad tracks around the museum enable the new train ride route to showcase more of its 57 acres, while paralleling US 29 and the town ...

V&T Railway commission to discuss fiscal budget Nevada Appeal - Carson City,NV,USAThe tourist railroad is scheduled to run 18 miles from Virginia City to Carson City. About 7.5 miles of track from Gold Hill to Highlands Drive in Carson ...

Railroad cars derail near Minidoka Southern Idaho Business - Twin Falls,ID,USA By Laurie Welch MINIDOKA - Railroad crews worked Tuesday to clean up nearly a dozen twisted railroad cars that derailed and tumbled down an embankment. ...

The Railroad Wars: NM History Museum Opening May 24 Shows How ...Emediawire (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA Railroad and history buffs are eagerly awaiting the opening of the New Mexico History Museum on May 24 in Santa Fe. Among the numerous historical stories ...

At the Throttle Ely Daily Times - Ely,NV, Yet here at the Nevada Northern we have people in the cab of the steam locomotive on hot summer days every weekend. Going up the hill, ...

Vandals strike BNSF locomotives in storage Times Record News - Wichita Falls,TX,USA Below, broken headlights of a BNSF locomotive are shown. The vandalism includes broken lights, shattered windows and fire extinguishers set off on dozens of ...

Engine 765 On the Road Again Indiana's NewsCenter - Fort Wayne,IN, The locomotive will run passenger excursions this weekend from North Judson to Lacrosse, Indiana and back again. The engine was overhauled by the Fort Wayne ...

BNSF Tests GE Locomotives Journal of Commerce Chris Roberts, BNSF vice president of mechanical and value engineering, said “we are putting these locomotives through rigorous testing to determine the benefits of this new AC alternative, and the early results have been positive.” ...

No light in sight for railways Financial Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada In the first five weeks of the second quarter, carloads have been down by 22% at Canadian National Railway Co. (CNR/TSX), and by 21% at Canadian Pacific ...

Norfolk Southern again wins gold for safety record The Virginian-Pilot - Norfolk,VA,USA CSX Transportation took silver, and Union Pacific Railroad the bronze. "Over the years, our employees have become the leaders of our safety process," Mark ...

Agri-business breaks ground Carlisle Sentinel - Carlisle,PA,USAEmery Simkulak, industrial development manager for Norfolk Southern, said conceptual designs have been approved. Detailed engineering plans for the rail ...

Railroad offers beer-tasting rides The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - Cleveland,OH,USA Join Thirsty Dog Brewery on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad for a two-hour ride. The event, on Friday, June 12, will feature the brewery's Cerberus ...

Rail heads petition to stop moving toxins USA Today -Union Pacific said the Texas and Louisiana plants could get chlorine from nearby suppliers. Other railroads and rail associations have urged the board to ...

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