Friday, August 7, 2009

RailAmerica files for IPO; plans to sell up to $300 million in stock Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville,FL,USA The company, which operates 40 short-line railroads in 27 states and Canada, is currently owned by investment funds managed by Fortress Investment Group. ...

Amtrak unveils refurbished railcar WTHR Thursday morning several hundred employees at the Beech Grove maintenance facility watched as Amtrak rolled out the first passenger railcar restored with ...

Illinois appeal of CN decision gets rejected Chicago Breaking News - Tribune... the state of Illinois' request to reconsider their decision approving the Canadian National Railway's purchase of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern rail line. ...

Koppers earnings, revenue down in 2Q Bizjournals.com “We are pleased that the strength of our railroad business has carried through into the second quarter with both volumes and profitability significantly ...

Railroad Museum To Sponsor Exhibit Of Historic Rail Photos The Chattanoogan Officials said, "This exhibit will increase visitation to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and other local attractions while generating funds for the ...

CSX facing void in upper management Jacksonville Daily Record “It's startling, the amount of industrial knowledge that will be going out the door in the next 5-7 years,” said Barbara Hamilton, CSX contract staffing and ...

No spill from train derailment near Kettle Falls Seattle Post Intelligencer AP KETTLE FALLS, Wash. -- Workers Thursday are removing several thousand gallons of diesel fuel from two railroad engines that derailed with a boxcar near ...

Union Pacific Spends $13 Million on Fort Worth Rail Intersection ...By Lou Union Pacific Railroad reports that it is spending $13 million to upgrade track between Roanoke, Texas and Tower 55 in Fort Worth. Tower 55 is a major.

CP Sells Historic Montreal Building The Journal of Commerce Online It is the second recent sale by CP of some non-rail assets as it has been strengthening its balance sheet this year. The railroad earlier sold most of its ...

Amtrak's Grand Rapids route in jeopardy; Line celebrates 25 years WZZMGrand Rapids (WZZM)-Riders on Amtrak's Pere Marquette line celebrated the route's silver anniversary as local leaders asked state lawmakers not to cut ...

Railroad company discontinuing Hamburg-Leesport line Reading Eagle By Michelle Park Plans to discontinue service on a rail line between Leesport and Hamburg will bring an end to train rides at the fledgling Reading Railroad ...

Group working to convert Bay Colony rail line into trail Medfield Press By Rob Borkowski/Staff Writer The Bay Colony rail line running through Medfield, Dover and Needham has been bare of trains for years, but the Bay Colony ...

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