Friday, October 16, 2009

Railroad Museum sells assets Canton Repository The Minerva Scenic Railway and Museum has closed. Two locomotives, passenger cars, a Wheeling and Lake Erie caboose were auctioned October 15. ...

Short Line Traffic Edges Higher The Journal of Commerce Online North America's small railroads – regional carriers and low-mileage short lines – pushed their volume to 92646 new loads in the week ending Oct. 10 from ...

Bids on New Haven rail yard cheaper than expected Connecticut Post The remaining fifth and sixth bidders were Cianbro-Grey Joint Ventures of Pittsfield, Maine, who offered a $160.5 million estimate, and Railroad-Shiavone ...

Streetcars still desired in DC Bizjournals.com“The thing that bothered me about the Martin Luther King line is that it was almost more a commuter line” that might not benefit city residents, he said. ...

Kansas City Southern Declares Preferred Stock Dividend a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S. Mexico and Panama Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway ...

Amtrak's new timetable starts October 26 Examiner.com The fall 2009-Winter 2010 Amtrak system timetable becomes effective October 26 with several changes, but none affecting Florida service. ...

Key figure of U.S. chemical demand falls-report Reuters For the week that ended Oct. 10, chemical rail car loadings fell to 26428 from 27808 in the year-ago period, the AAR said. The figures often provide an ...

Railroad Data Tracks Slow Economy Seeking Alpha (blog) The weakness of the macro economy is nowhere more evident than it is in the railroad industry. The AAR's October Railtime Report clearly displays how weak ...

State's 'bonus' will help area The Free Lance-Star Mark Roeber, VRE spokesman, said the commuter rail agency will apply the $3.3 million toward the purchase of one locomotive, which costs approximately $3.6 ...

Regional railroad puts biodiesel blends to the test Biodiesel Magazine A significant new market for biodiesel could open up if tests on biodiesel blends by an Iowan regional railroad are successful. Iowa Interstate Railroad ...

GE Asset raises stake in China South Locomotive to 8% China Knowledge Online, GE Asset has bought more than 41.76 million H shares of China South Locomotive, raising its shareholding in the company by 2.07 percentage ...

Norfolk Southern moving its Safety & Environmental Department to Atlanta WDBJ7.com Norfolk Southern says moving the department will allow better coordination, communication and teamwork because several other departments are located in ...

Ironhorse 1355 to celebrate 100th birthday Saturday Sioux City Journal The free event will also include the release of a new T-shirt displaying a graphic of the locomotive in its heritage colors. The steam locomotive will be ...

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