Tuesday, June 2, 2009


5 American Trains You Shouldn't Miss Peter Greenberg.com Travel News - Studio City,CA Jessica Naziri explores five train journeys that highlight America's scenic beauty while letting passengers sit back and enjoy the ride. ...

Passenger rail plan could be big win for Crawford Co. Mansfield News Journal - Mansfield,OH, Amtrak's recommended passenger route would pass through parts of Crawford County along the CSX line, potentially including Galion, Crestline and Shelby, ...

Railroad transfer stirs regional group The Democrat - Senatobia,MS, The impending transfer of the local railway to two smaller companies continues to be of concern to local officials. Canadian National Railway informed ...

Railpower Technologies says concludes sale of assets Reuters - USAJune 1 (Reuters) - Canada's Railpower Technologies Corp, which is under court protection from creditors, said it concluded sale of some of its assets to ...

Norfolk Southern: A Decade of Growth - And a Vision for Tomorrow PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA NORFOLK, Va. , June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On the 10th anniversary of Norfolk Southern Corporation's acquisition of nearly 60 percent of Conrail, ...

Railroad Antitrust Bill Sidetracked Capital Gains and Games By Pete Davis The railroads, led by CSX and Norfolk Southern, are fighting back, and today's sidetracking of S.146 is quite a victory for them, at least for now. In their letter to Reid, Kohl and Rockefeller stated, "The Commerce and Judiciary ...

NITL Backs Bill to Strip Rail Exemption The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act is sponsored by Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the Commerce panel says its own bill ...

Today on the Hill Washington Post Blogs - Washington,DC,USA The Senate convenes at 2:00 pm ET today to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.146, the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act. The House is not ...

CBC, VIA Rail considered for auction block: Documents Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada Unlike successfully privatized firms such as Canadian National Railway, it's not clear that CBC and VIA Rail could operate as profitable ventures while ...

Lessons from the railroad can put things back on track Financial Times - London,England,UK Henry Posner, chairman of Railroad Development Corporation, a Pittsburgh-based railway investment company, says Penn Central's involvement in infrastructure ...

BNSF furloughs Topeka workers Topeka Capital Journal - Topeka,KS,USA Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway has indefinitely furloughed 10 employees in its Topeka mechanical department, a spokesman said Monday. ...

Australian State Seeks A$15 Billion Selling Ports, Rail Network Bloomberg - USA The Abbot Point coal terminal, the Port of Brisbane, the state's coal railroad business and other assets are for sale, Premier Anna Bligh told state ...

Spring flooding takes a toll on railroads Worthington Daily Globe - Worthington,MN,USA Other railroads also are adding up the costs of spring flooding. Northern Plains Railroad Vice President Larry Jamieson estimates several hundred thousands ...

Ales on Rails Highlight October at the Verde Canyon Railroad PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY, CLARKDALE, Ariz. , June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Every Saturday and Sunday in October Ales on Rails is Verde Canyon Railroad's way of toasting the German ...

GM owes CSX almost $9 million Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC, A CSX Corp. spokesman Monday said the Jacksonville-based railroad expects to get back some of the $8.9 million owed to it by General Motors Corp. following ...

BNSF - Contributing To The Economy, Communities And Recovery The Metropolitan Coporate Counsel - Mountainside,NJ,USA With respect to our operations, we are required to comply with all safety regulations and requirements of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), ...

Russ, Chunko to Lead Operating Regions at Genesee & Wyoming Inc. PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY, He was previously vice president of GWI's Rail Link Region, where he was responsible for a combination of short line railroads and port operations. ...

Railroad museum extends its hours TheReporter.com - Vacaville,CA, Visitors can view electric railroad exhibits in Cameron Hall, tour the Car House where 25 life-size antique electric rail cars are preserved, picnic under ...

King of the rails: Refurbished Anaconda short-line thrills newbies ...The Missoulian - Missoula,MT,USA In the second refurbished 1950s car, Douglas sat in one of the booths with his railroad atlas. Since he retired in 2000, he's been able to resume in earnest ...

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