Thursday, October 8, 2009

FRA Opens Small Grant Pool for Short Lines The Journal of Commerce Online A year after Congress told federal regulators to issue $20 million in grants to help short line railroads recover from storm damages, the Federal Railroad ...

National Interstate Announces Partnership With US Rail Insurance Company, Inc ...Trading Markets (press release)"US Rail and United Shortline Insurance Services have brought to this important industry a 'New Train of Thought' on how the shortline railroad industry ...

IBM snags 3 rail customers in software deal The Associated Press... from power grids to sewage systems to highways — back to the companies or government agencies that run them. IBM said Wednesday that the three rail ...

Funding, demand key to rail service Roanoke Times The December 2008 Statewide Rail Plan includes a project to link Lynchburg -- where new Amtrak service started just last week -- to Roanoke, where passenger ...

Railroad bridge is rebuilt Agri News"This was a critical infrastructure project, and it's one example of what we're doing all across this state to modernize our entire infrastructure," Culver ...

Itasca County moves closer to laying track for rail line Herald Review By Britta Arendt Two major steps necessary for the release of state funds for the Itasca County Regional Railroad project were expected to be achieved ...

Siemens Wins San Diego Light Rail Contract PR Newswire (press release) The 57 new vehicles will replace some of the 134 light rail vehicles in operation on the MTS lines, many of which are more than 20 years old. ...

GE Announced Shipment Of PowerHaul Series Frieght Locomotives To Freightliner ...Comtex Smartrend The locomotives will travel by rail from Erie, Pa., to the Lamberts Point Docks in Norfolk, Va., where they will be shipped by sea during the week of ...

Rail Authority issues RFP for Depot project Bizjournals.com We want to have the depot ready for Amtrak trains and other transit by 2012.” The Ramsey County Regional Rail Authority is seeking a construction manager ...

JAXPORT Wins $6 Million Grant for Rail The Journal of Commerce Online... million Economic Development Administration grant to the Jacksonville Port Authority to help improve the Blount Island Marine Terminal railroad system. ...

Engines' return raises hopes for MARC Baltimore Sun According to Amtrak spokesman Steve Kulm, the national passenger railroad just recently returned two of MARC's four AEM-7 electric locomotives to the ...

Residents: Keep rail in Aroostook County Bangor Daily News“Having rail in our toolbox to promote industrial development is crucial. The city and the Industrial Council need it.” Others said that the state has to do ...

Which Railroads Move the Most? Soybeans, BNSF Railway. 2006. 2007. 2008. Short Tons Originated. 6506888. 8056998 ... Union Pacific Railroad. Short Tons Originated. 2376546. 2060444. 3550998 .... CSX Transportation, Kansas City Southern Railway, Norfolk Southern Railway, and Union Pacific Railroad. Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway are ...

Residents decry rail line plans TheNewsTribune.com The $161 million stretch is part of a 8.2-mile extension of the Sounder commuter rail from Tacoma to Lakewood, a $240 million project that was originally ...

Locomotive back on Vancouver Island Summerland Review The 1924 Shay locomotive was returned to the BC Forest Discovery Centre on Vancouver Island. From 1995 to 2004, it was used to pull the passenger cars for ...

ODOT Seeks Public Comments On Proposed OKC-Tulsa Railway News On 6 The proposed route would begin at the Santa Fe Station in Oklahoma City and connect north then east to the Union Pacific Harter Yard near Lincoln Blvd. and ...

Locomotive celebrates 100 years Peoria Journal Star The "Old 886" steam locomotive recently received a sanding, power wash and paint job in preparation for its 100th anniversary celebration Saturday at Wheels ...

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