Wednesday, June 17, 2009

All Aboard the Wind-Powered Railway Wired Blogs - USA Freight company BNSF is considering allowing power companies to use its railroad rights-of-way (such as the Chicago-to-California Transcon) to route ...

LIRR fare hike begins today for daily tickets Newsday - Long Island,NY, BY ALFONSO A. CASTILLO Starting Wednesday, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad customers will pay about 10 percent ...

BNSF spends almost $2 billion to maintain track network Frazee Vergas Forum - Frazee,MN,USA Frazee is split by the tracks of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) system, part of the railroad's key route from Chicago to Seattle. ...

Steam locomotive to stop in Grand IslandGrand Island Independent - Grand Island,NE,USABy Chuck Lentz For the first time in two years, a train pulled by one of Union Pacific's two vintage steam locomotives will stop in Grand Island on Friday. ...

Old Railroad Depot to be Restored First Coast News - Jacksonville,FL,USA They plan to restore the Old Railroad Depot. The building is structurally unstable and could collapse. The cost to restore the 126-year-old structure is ...

Short line railway will cease Sault-Sudbury operations Northern Ontario Business - Sudbury,Ontario,CanadaBecause of the deteriorating structure of the rail line, Huron Central Railway had threatened closure this summer unless they secured $33 million in public ...

History buffs laying tracks for future railroad excursions Folsom Telegraph - Folsom,CA, The railroad brought prosperity, development and the modern world to the Sierra Nevada and the foothills. In fact it brought Folsom to Folsom! ...

UP's PRB, Colorado/Utah coal loadings continue to lag 2008's pace Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA Halfway through June, Union Pacific Railroad's coal train loadings in the Powder River Basin (PRB) and Colorado/Utah were well below June 2008 levels. ...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad adds audio adventure Sun News - cleveland.com - Independence,OH,USA They can hear about the development of the Cuyahoga Valley and the consequences of that development, the environmental renewal of Cuyahoga Valley National ...

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Announces Public Offering of Class A Common ...PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA GWI owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads in the United States, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands and owns a minority interest in ...

18-wheeler collides with locomotive Monroe News Star - Monroe,LA,USA A Dodge Ram 1500 collided with a Kansas City Southern train near Booth Street and Millhaven Road on Wednesday. The driver was taken to a hospital for ...

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