Friday, October 2, 2009

Railroad shipping: AAR reports volumes are down for the week ...Logistics Management WASHINGTION—The Association of American Railroads said today that total volume for the week ending September 26 was down 17.1 percent compared to the ...

East Texas towns study adding railroad spurs News-Journal.com Kilgore wants a spur built to Synergy Park, the new industrial park on US 259, said Amanda Nobles, Kilgore Economic Development Corp. director. ...

RailAmerica Offers Minority Slice to Public The Journal of Commerce Online The operator of 40 small railroads in North America said in an updated filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it and a Fortress affiliate ...

Harvard to buy rail yard behind West Campus Daily Free Press (subscription) Harvard is set to redevelop a 50-acre parcel of land in Allston around the tracks known as the Beacon Park Yard, which will be bought from the CSX rail ...

Railroad's benefits touted during whistle stop tour Hutchinson Leader The one-locomotive, three-railcar train was ending the first of a three-day whistle stop tour to the 16 cities along the railroad's 94.7 miles of track ...

MTA/LIRR to Deliver Two Locomotives to Railroad Museum Yard Hicksville Illustrated News The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) officially transferred two retired LIRR locomotives – No. 397 and No. ...

Island trash may take to the rails Martha's Vineyard Times By Janet Hefler A preliminary discussion about the possibility of transporting trash and recyclables by rail took place between an Island group and CSX and ...

State's high-speed rail plan derailed; DOT blames Pan Am Railways Foster's Daily Democrat Campbell said the state is discussing with Amtrak its interest in operating passenger rail along the "NH Capital Corridor." Currently, Amtrak's Downeaster ...

For Train Operators, a Lingering Mix of Horror, Helplessness Washington Post Hoping to keep his mind free of yet another image that will linger for a lifetime, he has learned to avert his eyes as his train barrels down on a person on ...

New Braking System Coming to MTA Commuter Rails WNYC That's as much as the two commuter lines will spend on new train cars over the next five years. The MTA supports the law, though it hopes Washington will ...

Rockford's News leaderrail coalition supports Amtrak ...WREX-TV AP News ROCKFORD (WREX) - Northwest Illinois Blackhawk Express Rail Coalition says it supports idot's decision to back an Amtrak route through Genoa. ...

Other places have trains, but Byesville's is unique Byesville Village Reporter The train of the Byesville Scenic Railway has the potential to do more. "This train is unique in that it goes somewhere," Hall said. ...

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