Wednesday, July 29, 2009

V&T Railway: Getting on track Nevada Appeal By Geoff Dornan The V&T's McCloud River Railroad engine No. 18 sits on the newly completed tracks at Eastgate Siding along the Lyon County-Carson City line. ...

Norfolk Southern earnings fall in face of recession The Virginian-PilotNorfolk Southern Corp. reported Tuesday that its net income fell 43 percent in the April-to-June quarter because of the recession's impact on its business. ...

Rock fall near Seward stops railroad traffic Anchorage Daily News By JAMES HALPIN A rock slide apparently caused by heavy rains on the Kenai Peninsula has prompted the Alaska Railroad to suspend its train services south to ...

County attorney disputes railroad's right to land, points to charter Burlington Times News A bill before the General Assembly would give the NC Railroad Co. authority to control land use along its 317-mile corridor based on its 1849 charter. ...

Steam Locomotive 4449 coming to Franklin Park Franklin Park Herald Journal The SP 4449 was to be shown at Union Station in Chicago, but the locomotive is too tall and wide to fit inside the station, according to a village news ...

Our View: One step, but no guarantees along Kellar Branch Peoria Journal Star... led by local attorney Tom Leiter - has helped strike a deal with the two companies (Pioneer Industrial Railway Co. and Central Illinois Railroad Co. ...

Train derails, blocks road NRToday.com YONCALLA — A Central Oregon Pacific Railroad train derailed in Yoncalla Monday afternoon for unknown reasons, according to an Oregon Emergency Management ...

Locals Want Locomotive Preserved News4Jax.com They're focused on a locomotive sitting outside the Prime Osborn Convention Center, which was once a train station. Steam engine locomotives helped ...

NY commuter railroad says ridership is down Newsday As a result, the commuter railroad has about $10 million less in fare revenues than it expected. Railroad officials say the economy, and job losses, ...

Amtrak, ACE offering deals for travel to Raiders games San Jose Mercury News By Katherine Jarvis Amtrak's Capitol Corridor, which provides service from San Jose to the Sacramento area and the Sierra foothills, will be offering 25 ...

Derailment causes grain spill Salina Journal The string of railcars was headed east to Salina to interchange with the Union Pacific Railroad, where the wheat was bound for several destinations, ...

Rail line advocates to meet to push Minneapolis-Willmar connection Minneapolis Star Tribune That, at least, is the dream of a couple of legislators and rail advocates who are meeting today to try to kick-start a rail line known as the Little Crow ...

Defective concrete ties pose safety risks on Old Colony rail line Wicked Local Middleborough... the two Old Colony commuter rail lines to Boston and on the Providence-to-Boston line, but they admit the problem could affect as many as 150000 ties, ...

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