Saturday, June 20, 2009


High winds blow rail WISH - Indianapolis,IN,USA"I've been doing this 22 years and I've not seen a weather related incident like this," Chris Burgess from the Indiana Southern Railroad said. ...

Bombardier wins $120-million rail car contract Financial Post - Toronto,Ontario, Canada The cars will be modernized at Bombardier's rail services center in Brazil and deliveries are scheduled to begin in August 2010, the company said. ...

Steam Locomotive Travels Central Nebraska NTV - Kearney,NE,USA The locomotive's equipped with GPS allowing folks to track it online. It even sends out messages on Twitter letting people know exactly where it's at. ...

At least 3 hurt in Illinois train derailment CNN - USAThe 114-car Canadian National Railway train included 70 tankers carrying ethanol, a colorless, highly flammable liquid, fire officials said.

• Striking Steel Car workers nix offer Hamilton Spectator - Hamilton,ON,Canada The rail car workers also rejected National Steel Car's three-year freeze on pension contributions. "We would get our pension credits but no increases," he ...

Railroad Company plans local projects Burlington Times News - Burlington,NC,USA The North Carolina Railroad Company will be initiating $18 million in construction projects throughout North Carolina, two of which will take place near the ...

Should taxes fund railroad improvements in Washington state? Puget Sound Business Journal - Seattle,WA,USA Presidents of Puget Sound ports want to tackle what they consider the ports' next big challenge: insufficient railroad capacity across the state to handle ...

RJ Corman acquires Railpower Clarksville Leaf Chronicle - Clarksville,TN,USA By ERIC SNYDER • The Leaf-Chronicle • June 19, 2009 With the acquisition finalized, RJ Corman also assumes control of rtc's US subsidiary, Railpower Hybrid ...

FD rail plans eyed at ag park Fort Dodge Messenger - Fort Dodge,IA,USA But he added that if a business that needed more railroad service announced intentions to move into the park, final design work could get started right away ...

CSX Freight Train Derails in Gouverneur The Gouverneur Times - Gouverneur,NY,USA A representative from CSX indicated that the 12-car train was serving local industry between Watertown and Gouverneur. CSX confirmed that the three derailed ...

Amtrak's On-Time Performance Improves KMBC.com - Kansas City,MO, Amtrak's on-time performance has improved dramatically for trains going to and from St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that in October ...

New operator needed to revive freight-train service Sault Star - Sault Ste-Marie,Ontario,Canada Don't include Canadian Pacific Railway in any 11th-hour rescue scenario for the threatened rail link between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury -- a new operator ...
NC DOT to Fund New Rail Line in Kinston Triangle Biz Journals, June 18, 09 - The north Carolina Global TransPark in Kinston and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are making plans to begin construction of a 5.8 mile rail spur....




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