Saturday, October 24, 2009

Short Line Traffic Falls Sharply The Journal of Commerce OnlineShort lines are often closer to some shippers of bulk cargoes than the cross-country major railroads, so they can sometimes reflect changes in traffic ...

Rail-Shipper Panel Urges STB Changes The Journal of Commerce Online The current chairman is Rick Webb, CEO of the Watco group of 21 short line railroads. The vice chairman is J. Reilly McCarren, who chairs the board of short ...

Unitrac Receives Special Trackwork Contract for Evansville Western Railway ...Reuters... Trackwork Contract for Evansville Western Railway Project in North Baltimore, Ohio KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrac Railroad Materials, ...

Engineering firm to cut 502 rail jobs in New York The Associated Press Alstom, one of the world's largest power and transport engineering firms, plans to bid for contracts in 2010 to build rail car fleets for Philadelphia, ...

CN and Teamsters union to resume talks with negotiators next month Metro Canada - Vancouver MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway Co. (TSX:CNR) and the Teamsters union have agreed to adjourn labour talks, with plans to startup again next month with ...

Norfolk Southern rules out Bibb County site for rail hub The Birmingham News - al.com By Michael Tomberlin -- The Birmingham News Norfolk Southern says it moving forward with its plans for a $112 million railroad hub in mccalla after ...

SRT awaits delivery of super heavy rail car Heavy Lift October 23 - In the United States, Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) is awaiting delivery of a specially-commissioned 20-axle railcar which boasts a total ...

Railroad shipping: AAR reports volumes for week ending October 17 are downLogistics Management WASHINGTON-The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported this week that total volume for the week ending October 17 was down 15.4 percent compared to ...

Virginia City offers haunted train Nevada Appeal Halloween night, people can ride the spooky Halloween Steam Train down the eerie V&T short line. Four night trains, starting at 6:15 pm, will leave every ...

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