Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Farmer-owned railway officially opens in southern Manitoba CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada... southwest of Winnipeg, have been planning to take over the railway for more than a year after it was abandoned by the Canadian Pacific Railway. ...

Work begins on Denton County's A-train commuter line Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA Old wooden railroad ties will be replaced with concrete supports. The new tracks will be welded together to provide a smoother, quieter ride for commuters ...

Tourist train to Snohomish delayed HeraldNet - Everett,WA,USA Once the deal does close, the Port of Seattle has designated a railroad operator, GNP Railway, to oversee the freight trains that already use the northern ...

Committee formed to keep rail in operation Sault This Week - Sault Ste. Marie,Ontario, Canada Canadian Pacific spokesperson Mike Lovecchio said from Vancouver that although CP owns the actual rail bed, they are not responsible for any upgrades. ...

Freight trains return to Sonoma County PressDemocrat.com The ... By capdiamont This morning, a locomotive pulling flat cars loaded with new railroad ties began distributing the ties along the line, which parallels US Highway 101 in Sonoma and Marin Counties, as part of the $39 million state-funded project to ...

Rail car maker moves corporate home to ND Washington Post - United States AP BISMARCK, ND -- A rail car manufacturer has filed the paperwork needed to move its corporate home to North Dakota and take advantage of a state law that ...

One small, green rail line makes peace at the ports of LA and Long ...Los Angeles Times - CA,USA This year, Railway Age magazine named Pacific Harbor Line short line railroad of the year for replacing its fleet with diesel-electric locomotives. ...

New Life Pumped Into CSX Proposal The Ledger - Lakeland,FL,USA The proposed agreement for the state to buy 61 miles of CSX rail track between and DeLand and Poinciana refuses to die. CSX had set a deadline for today to ...

Union Pacific transfers land in Colorado CNBC - Englewood Cliffs,USA Railroad operator Union Pacific Corp. said Tuesday it has completed a $118 million land transfer to the Regional Transportation District in Colorado. ...

RMI Receives Service Partner of the Year Award from BNSF Railway Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BNSF Railway presented RMI with its Service Partner of the Year Award for 2008 - Best in New Technology for the development of the ...

City, railroad work together to spruce up train depot Lawrence Journal World - Lawrence,KS,USA City officials and officials from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway are in negotiations for transferring ownership of the depot to the city. ...

Rio Grande Scenic Railroad Launches Campaign to Promote Michael ...WebWire (press release) - Atlanta,GA,USA (June 30, 2009) – The region's fastest growing excursion train, the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad is steaming into the 2009 summer season with a sizzling combo ...

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