Thursday, July 23, 2009



Memories roll in as steam train rolls on Ogle County News - Oregon,IL,USA The Zephyr was the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) Railroad's passenger train from the 1930s to the early 1970s and was noted for its speed. ...


Amtrak report offers three routes to restore service EmeraldCoast.com - Destin,FL,USA CRESVIEW, FL - Amtrak service for Crestview ended in 2005 when the Sunset Limited was suspended east of New Orleans due to damage from Hurricane Katrina and ...

Amtrak Goes Green With New Locomotive CBS13.com - Sacramento,CA, Today Amtrak California unveiled its first "clean diesel" locomotive on the Capitol Corridor line. While that might sound like an oxymoron, "clean diesel" ...

CN Builds Jet Fuel Business Journal of Commerce At a time when normal rail freight traffic has plunged, Canadian National Railway is revving up its jet fuel hauls at Toronto's Lester B. Pearson International Airport. That traffic has grown so much in recent years that customers ...

Grand Canyon Railway Locomotive 237 Rebuild - Update 5 Examiner.com - USA The rebuild of former Amtrak locomotive 237 continues at the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona. The engine room is completely stripped with the ...

BNSF looks to Edgerton after Gardner vote De Soto Explorer - De Soto,KS,USA The plate is BNSF's planned intermodal to be built between Gardner and Edgerton in southwest Johnson County and the associated warehouse complex called the ...

Environmentalists Want Port Project Stopped Courthouse News Service - Pasadena,CA,USA But Norfolk Southern railroad and others say that given the track configuration, southern-only access would favor its competitor, CSX Transportation, ...

Firm's track record may decide fate of its MTA contract Los Angeles Times - CA,USA In other cities, AnsaldoBreda has been accused of missing deadlines and specifications on rail cars -- but so have its competitors. A $300-million contract ...

$7500 reward offered for bombing of suburban railroad facility Examiner.com - USA A $7500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who pipe bombed a Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad ...

Train derailment in Potter County ConnectAmarillo.com powered by KVII - Amarillo,TX,USA The Potter County Sheriff's Department says someone from BNSF railroad called them to provide traffic control as they backed a train across the highway. ...

Railroad/Intermodal shipping: Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific ...Logistics Management - Newton,MA,USA Earlier this month, Class I rail carriers Norfolk Southern Railway and Union Pacific Railroad said they have teamed up to roll out a new expedited ...

Billion dollar facelift for Amtrak Marion Star - Marion,OH,USA Amtrak has released a list of overdue projects that will be funded by the $1.3 billion from the Amtrak American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The ...

Minnesota Rail Meeting KAALtv.com - Rochester,MN,USA Tonight residents got their shot to voice concern or support for a proposed rail line through southern Minnesota. It's a plan that has been in the works for ...

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