Friday, June 5, 2009

Legislators oppose sale of rail lines Natchez Democrat - Natchez,MS,USA The deal between Canadian National and Natchez Railway has not been made public, but Canadian National has said that it includes two years continued service ...

Park rail section not part of line sale Brookhaven Daily Leader - MS, United states Although Linbrook could survive if the east/west line were closed, Brumfield said the track is still important to regional industrial development. ...

'We just held on' The North Bay Nugget - North Bay,Ontario, Canada... Wednesday evening, said he draws a blank when he tries to remember the time between impact and when the crew started climbing out of the locomotive. ...

Railcar plant exterior completed WAFF - Huntsville,AL,USA An average of 1500 of steel has been added to the Barton railcar plant's skeleton week-after-week. Now at almost a mile long, the outer shell is complete. ...

Railroad shipping: AAR reports another tough month for volumes in May Logistics Management - Newton,MA, WASHINGTON—US railroads freight volumes were down again in May, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) today. ...

Illinois Senate Asks Obama for STB Action The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ, USA... of Chicago-area suburbs' opposition to the acquisition by Canadian National Railways earlier this year of short line Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway. ...

TECO adding coal-delivery rail at Big Bend Brandon News and Tribune - Tampa,FL,USA... Co. is doubling its options for coal shipments by adding a rail system and conveyor belt to receive fuel for its Big Bend Power Station by train. ...

BNSF Touts Service Gains as Hub Moves Away The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ, BNSF Railway is touting recent gains for its intermodal service expansions in the wake of Hub Group's decision to switch most traffic to rival Union Pacific ...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Launches First GPS Tour Train ...PR.com (press release) - Levittown,NY, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, an organization which operates an excursion train through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in cooperation with the ...

SR 161 Back Open After Crash Involving Train 10TV - Columbus,OH,USA A tractor-trailer was stopped on the railroad tracks as the train was approaching and the rig had nowhere to go before the collision.

RGRR tries out a new passenger service Conejos County Citizen - Lajara,CO,USA The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad has announced plans to begin a demonstration program of regular, weekend round-trip passenger service between the two towns ...

Biden tells governors to plan for rail-line stimulus money Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA The Keystone Corridor is one of 10 corridors identified as potential high-speed rail routes eligible for funding from the $8 billion. ...

msu's rail management program offers scholarships to two short ...Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA Michigan State University's Railway Management Program (RMP) has unveiled $7500 scholarships that are available for two short-line employees. ...

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