Wednesday, May 6, 2009







Way Out In The Margin: Heritage: 70 mph Behind Steam By Glitch That view was especially rare today not only because the steam locomotive was running unassisted up mountain grades (both Sand Pass and Antelope Hill), but because there were sections of 70 mph running on the line. ...



V&T commission votes to sell cars — again Nevada Appeal - Carson City,NV,USA The only purpose of the commission is to build an 18-mile tourist railroad from Virginia City to Carson City, he said. “When we operate a train set, ...

Museum offers free train rides for military Daily Post Athenian - Athens,TN,USA On Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 16, the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum will be offering free rides on the Secret City Scenic Excursion Train to any ...

End of the line for train traffic? North Renfrew Times - Deep River,Ontario,Canada by Terry Myers No one seems to know for sure, but it appears the Ottawa Valley may be facing the end of freight traffic on its remaining rail line. ...

Train Departing Amherst Station Valley Advocate - Easthampton,MA,USA For decades, Guilford Rail owned and operated the track, maintaining it only for infrequent freight trips, and now, on some stretches of the route, cars can ...

Tough economy shuts down railroad repair company KING5.com - Seattle,WA,USA The tough economy has stopped a railroad company dead in its tracks. Coast Engine and Equipment Company will close its doors after more than a half century ...

Railroad Commission won't shrink News-Journal.com - Longview,TX,USA By Jason Embry Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 02:20 PM A proposed constitutional amendment to shrink the Texas Railroad Commission from three members to one fell ...

Letter: Vickerman works to help local railroad Worthington Daily Globe - Worthington,MN,USA I have authored legislation this session that will allow the Buffalo Ridge Railroad Authority to apply for needed federal dollars to improve the rail line ...

Union Pacific spends $15M on railroad improvements Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA Union Pacific Railroad plans to spend $15 million on track improvements to its line from St. Louis to Poplar Bluff, Mo. When the project is complete, ...

Short line railroad seeks public help in improving tracks Minnesota Public Radio - Saint Paul,MN,USA That's why a short line railroad that hauls freight in southern Minnesota is asking state taxpayers for help. The five counties that own the rail line want ...

Railroad Museum celebrates Golden Spike anniversary Nevada Appeal - Carson City,NV,USA On May 10, 1869 the rails of the Central Pacific Railroad were joined to those of the Union Pacific aat Promontory Summit, Utah. ...

UP Cuts Fuel, Targets Emissions The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Union Pacific Railroad saved 60 million gallons of diesel fuel in 2008, cutting the railroad's expenses and significantly reducing its diesel emissions. ...

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