Tuesday, August 4, 2009

New update regarding potential new railroad antitrust legislation, see story below. To express your opinion, concerns or suggestions to your U.S. Representative, Senator or the President go to http://www.congress.org/congressorg/home/

House Subcommittee Approves Rail Antitrust Legislation Wisconsin Ag Connection - Marshfield,WI,USA The Courts and Competition Policies Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee approved the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009 (HR 233) by voice ...

Train returns to Ellsworth Bangor Daily News A train locomotive repeatedly sounded its horn, signaling the approach of rail service coming back to coastal eastern Maine. “It has been [nearly] 25 years ...

Two Area Companies Vying for Rail Work 89.7 WUWM - Milwaukee Public Radio A handful of workers are busy restoring a green and white wooden rail car from 1912. One man is sprawled on top of the car, pounding nails into the roof. ...

Short Lines Make Steady Traffic Gains The Journal of Commerce Online - Newark,NJ,USA Short line railroads tracked by the RMI RailConnect index hauled more than 90000 cargo units in the week ending July 25, for the first time in more than a ...

South-side residents, businesses oppose east-west rail trench near ...Fort Worth Star Telegram But about 100 people attended a public meeting Monday to discuss the proposal by Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway and Union Pacific, and opponents said the ...

Denison train derailment leaves mess KXII-TV The crossing signal on Armstrong Street howled to life as railroad workers tried to access the damage. According to Union Pacific, the train was being ...

Kansas City Southern issues $75 million in stock Kansas City Star The railroad company now has 95.9 million shares outstanding. Shares in Kansas City Southern were up nearly 5 percent in early trading at $21.26. ...

Commuter rail district seeking $17.5M from FRA Bizjournals.com The Austin-San Antonio Commuter Rail District is asking the Federal Railroad Administration for $17.5 million to fund environmental clearances and ...

IBM awarded IT services agreement by Amtrak Trading Markets (press release) Through the agreement, signed on 30 June 2009, IBM will provide IT support to Amtrak focusing on improving the quality of service to the company's 19000 ...

Riding the rails Berkshire Record That era of traveling is celebrated by the Berkshire Scenic Railroad and Museum, an all-volunteer organization headquartered at the finely preserved Lenox ...

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