Tuesday, July 7, 2009

GE Transportation Celebrates Grand Opening of New Locomotive ... Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA Modernization can extend the revenue-generating life of a locomotive by up to twenty years. Moreover, the 3000 th Evolution Series locomotive produced by GE ...

Demolition clears path for light rail WAVY-TV - Portsmouth,VA,USA Their city is purchasing Norfolk Southern right of way and conducting environmental impact statements. They won't say light rail just yet. ...

Large-Carrier Rail Traffic Mixed at End of June The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ, Among bulk railcar loads, chemical traffic of 26629 tank cars was the highest since May 23. Scrap material volume of 7111 – mostly metals for recycling ...

Railroad giant taking its hits Chicago Tribune - United StatesBy Andrew Leckey A: Though the giant railroad with 21000 miles of track in 23 Eastern states has improved the efficiency of its operations in recent years, ...

3 bidding for Oahu rail Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA The contract winner will be responsible for providing vehicles along with power, control and communications systems. The contractor also will be responsible ...

City land still idle amid court battle Russellville Courier - Russellville,AR,USA... it as an industrial park, which will connect with the Intermodal complex, the State Highway 247 bypass and the extension of the D&R Shortline Railroad. ...

Washington DOT seeks TIGER grant for short-line project Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA... for a federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for the Northern Columbia Basin Railroad project, according to WSDOT. ...

Gaithersbungle, part 3: What else can you get for $3.8 billion? Greater Greater Washington - Washington,DC,USA The main obstacle is that CSX owns the tracks, and uses them for freight. However, NCPC commssioned a study on the feasibility of moving csx's freight ...

Alaska Railroad offers caboose cars for sale Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Fairbanks,AK,USA Tim Thompson, a railroad spokesman, said it's not unusual for the Alaska Railroad to sell surplus property — in the past, their sales have included items ...

State to cut subsidies for Amtrak Michigan Messenger - Lansing,Michigan,USA By Ed Brayton 7/6/09 The Associated Press reports that the next victim of state budget cutting may well be millions of dollars in Amtrak subsidies ...

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