Friday, May 1, 2009

Officials meet to gather support for railroad line Hattiesburg American - Hattiesburg,MS,USA It would also connect five existing railroads, including Mississippi Export Railroad, Canadian National, Norfolk Southern, CSX and Kansas City Southern, ...

SunRail on its last legs Daytona Beach News-Journal - Daytona Beach,FL, It hinges on a $432 million sale deal, in which the state would buy the corridor from CSX Transportation and then lease the tracks to CSX for freight ...

Volunteers bring train back to life The Olympian - Olympia,WA, The 51-year-old Army Stryker vehicle mechanic played train doctor this week, tapping the insides of the rusty locomotive used at the old DuPont Explosive ...

Funding for Clark County Rail Project Included in Washington State ...PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY, The Clark County -owned rail line runs for 33 miles across the county from Vancouver to Chelatchie. This rail line is vital to economic development in SW ...

Grants to fund study of development on S. Hills rail line Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA Four South Hills communities have received $222700 in state and local funds to study development along the Light Rail Transit system. State Rep. ...

State funds railroad project Columbia Basin Herald - Moses Lake,WA,USA By Lynne Lynch COLUMBIA BASIN — Nearly half of the $5 million in improvements on the Columbia Basin Railroad line near Moses Lake will be funded in July. ...

Bulk transfer facility work to begin soon Williamsport Sun-Gazette - Williamsport,PA,USA Box freight includes vans and trailers that can be placed on railroad cars for transportation. A survey of 111 companies in the study area, mostly involved ...

Trinity Railcar Sales Plunge 50 Percent The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ, They brought in only half the revenue of a year earlier, and Trinity's rail group lost money. Total first-quarter revenue was $794 million, down 12 percent ...

BNSF Logistics Recognized as 2008 Fixture / Construction Carrier ...PR-CANADA.net (press release) - BNSF Logistics, LLC announced today that it has been selected as "2008 Fixture / Construction Carrier of the Year" by Walmart. BNSF Logistics provides ...

CN Rail names Luc Jobin as next CFO Globe and Mail - CanadaMr. Jobin, 50, who was recently executive vice-president at Power Corp. of Canada, will assume his CN CFO duties on June 1. Mr. Jobin obtained his chartered ...

Washington allocates state funds for short line's track rehab project Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA The proceeds will enable the short line to begin constructing one track segment and rehabilitating another. Under the Northern Columbia Basin Railroad ...

Steam Engine in Bay Area Livermore Independent - Livermore,CA, By Independent News Union Pacific's No. 844 steam engine rolled into the Bay Area last week. Crowds gathered between Pleasanton and Sunol, where No. ...

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