Thursday, August 13, 2009

Few seats remain on Helmstetter photo train Cumberland Times-News... met with Franz and Western Maryland Scenic Railroad General Superintendent Frank Fowler in downtown Cumberland to hand over a check for the excursions, ...

Bombardier Transportation lands $26-million contract The Gazette MONTREAL – Bombardier Inc. said Wednesday its Berlin-based Transportation unit has won a $26 million US follow-up locomotive and railcar maintenance ...

Top KC Southern Railway executive leaves Kansas City Star Scott E. Arvidson, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Kansas City Southern Railway, has left the company. Kansas City Southern Railway ...

Public Help Lifts National's Genset Orders The Journal of Commerce Online At a time when freight traffic is so low that North American railroads have parked hundreds of thousands of railcars and many thousands of their engines, ...

Second daily Amtrak train to Vancouver, BC, starts Aug. 19 Seattle Times By Kristin Jackson Amtrak Cascades will start a second daily round-trip train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC, on Aug. 19th. The Washington State Department ...

BNSF moving cars to Butte for storage Great Falls Tribune HELENA (AP) — BNSF Railway plans to begin moving rail cars to unused track on the east end of Butte. Spokesman Gus Melonas says a total of 54 62-foot-long ...

Special steam locomotive fueled by vegetable oil at the Grand ...Examiner.com I announced last week that the Grand Canyon Railway is bringing out their steam locomotive engine to play for a limited time in September. ...

Project Receives Stimulus Funding KEYC An area railroad is receiving stimulus money to make improvements.Mn-Dot announcing today that The Minnesota Valley Regional Railroad will receive 2 point 5 ...

Rendell to visit Franklin County today The Herald-Mail Norfolk Southern is hosting a press conference to unveil its plans for the facility at the Mason-Dixon Auto Auction on US 11 near Interstate 81. ...

RailAmerica IPO Sheds Light on Operations The Journal of Commerce Online The company bills itself as the largest North American short line operator based on its 8000 track miles. It owns 40 railroads across the continent, ...

North Elba board says railroad would be better used as recreation path The Adirondack Daily Enterprise The Adirondack Railway Preservation Society, which administers the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, is trying to build support for an extension of its tourist ...

TSR's $1 million grant arrivesThe Cherokeean Herald"Other tourist related businesses and railroads are struggling and closing, but American Heritage is making ridership at the Texas State Railroad grow," he ...

Railroad track being upgraded Bennington Banner According to a statement released by Pan Am, the company will partner with Norfolk Southern Railway Company and both companies will have a 50 percent ...

al.comMorning rail car derailment causes no major problems al.com Eric SchultzWorkers move cranes toward a jumble of coal cars and box cars after the train derailed on the Norfolk Southern rail line along I-565 near Jordan ...

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