Monday, June 8, 2009

Grants aid repair of damaged Iowa railroad bridges Chicago Tribune - United States By NIGEL DUARA AP Writer IOWA CITY, Iowa - Railroad companies have gotten the go-ahead to pump several million federal dollars into repair and ...

Vintage rail cars link up for tour The Spokesman Review - Spokane,WA,USA A restored steam locomotive and train of vintage rail cars will swing through the Inland Northwest on July 3 and 4 in a special excursion that's hoping to ...

Plans on track for West Haven RR depot Connecticut Post - Bridgeport,CT, But the spot Mercuriano is waiting to pull into, at a Metro-North Railroad station on Elm Street here, won't be available until 2012. ...

High-speed rail forum planned for Wednesday Gainesville Times - Gainesville,GA, And then there is commuter rail, which would serve commuters heading to work in the Atlanta area in the mornings and then home in the evenings. ...

CCRESA students work on historic train car Lansing State Journal - Lansing,MI,USA As the students take the old roof off the 70-foot-long rail car, they are discovering that many of the ribs need to be replaced before the new roof can be ...

Rail spur work to start this month Steamboat Pilot - Steamboat Springs,CO,USA That's a result of Union Pacific Railroad requirements, according to the application for an amendment. “We believe that the (Union Pacific) will make only ...

MBTA Expands Cell Phone Ban To Rails, Boats Boston Channel.com - MA, BOSTON -- A new rule banning MBTA operators from carrying cell phones has been expanded to include employees on commuter rail trains, commuter boats and ...

Senator supports Iowa City-Chicago passenger rail Chicago Tribune - United States AP CORALVILLE, Iowa - US Sen. Tom Harkin has expressed his support for efforts to develop an Iowa City to Chicago passenger rail connection. ...

Jasper hopes excursion train, 'old' development will attract more ...Evansville Courier & Press - Evansville,IN, Pearson, who once operated a tourist train in Cory-don, Ind., says Jasper's venture is different. "Most scenic railroads go nowhere, but this one has actual ...

Webb, Beezley serve as inspiration to Pittsburg Pittsburg Morning Sun - Pittsburg,KS,USA In 1983, Webb saw an opportunity caused by railroad deregulation and launched what would become the third largest short line railroad in the United States, ...

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