Saturday, July 25, 2009

Via Rail Canada on strike The Associated PressTORONTO — Locomotive engineers at Via Rail Canada are on strike, shutting down the bulk of the national passenger-rail service across Canada. ...

CIT May Sell Railcar, Aircraft Leasing Units to Reduce Debt Bloomberg - USA The railcar business is the most likely to be sold, and CIT has identified about a half dozen potentially interested bidders, the person said, ...

Railroad/intermodal shipping: AAR reports volumes are down for ...Logistics Management - Newton,MA,USA Weekly railroad volume was estimated at 28.7 billion ton-miles by the AAR which was down 17.3 percent from a year ago. And for the first 28 weeks of 2009, ...

$6 million railhead planned at VW site Chattanooga Times Free Press"We're taking it from those eras to the current day," said Tim Andrews, who directs the Hamilton County Railroad Authority, about the rail infrastructure ...

CN Withdraws Port Vancouver Rail Service The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ, The Port Authority at Vancouver, British Columbia, is canvassing its options, including legal action, after Canadian National Railway switched its rail ...

US Rep. Frank lobiondo helps secure $1.25 million for South Jersey ...NJ.com - NJ,USA The funding, approved by the House, will assist in phase IV of the rehabilitation of the 18-mile, 100-year-old short railroad line run by Salem County ...

Disney's "A Christmas Carol" train tour comes to Chicago ABC7Chicago.com - IL, By Michael Konopasek for ABC7Chicago.com Christmas carolers entertained crowds at Chicago's Union Station before the Christmas train was opened to the ...

Rock slide blocks Mullan Tunnel Billings Gazette - Billings,MT,USA Trains are either being rerouted on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line along Montana's Hi-Line or being held back. The tunnel is a vital connector on ...

Amtrak Could Soon Roll Down Atlantic Coast The Jacksonville Observer - Jacksonville,FL,USA The wheels on an eight-year effort to expand Amtrak service along Florida's eastern seaboard are moving again thanks to a pre-application for federal ...

CN Railway moves six trainloads of wind turbine components EnergyCurrent - Houston,TX,USA Canadian National Railway Co. (CN) and CN Specialized Services (CNSS) recently completed the first-ever rail move of twin-pack wind turbine blades from ...

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