Wednesday, November 11, 2009

While not specifically railroad news, the Stimulas Tracker assembled by MSNBC does a good job of showing where stimulas money is going and contract status by county all across the U S. It's very educational, enjoy.

The stimulus tracker
Large parts of the $787 billion federal stimulus package to help the U.S. economy are being spent on entitlement programs such as unemployment benefits and Medicaid, but hundreds of billions will go toward contracts, grants and loans to restore infrastructure. Click on the map and categories below to track that spending down to the county level.

Thune Sees No Change in Antitrust Stance The Journal of Commerce Online The rail reform bill being prepared for the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is unlikely to strip railroads of their limited antitrust ...

Norfolk Southern Named a Top 'Green' Company CNNMoney.com (press release) PRNewswire -- Norfolk Southern Corporation's (NYSE: NSC) sustainability initiatives have earned the company recognition as one of 25 green ...

NJ Transit to spend $6M on train-problem detection The Star-Ledger - NJ.comOverhauling could cost the agency about $3 million per locomotive, Sarles said. NJ Transit hopes to develop a program using diagnostic equipment similar to ...

Hunt's new intermodal move Fleet Owner–Kirk Thompson, CEO of JB Hunt Transport Services, on the carrier's new intermodal contract with railroad Norfolk Southern It's going to be interesting to ...

BNSF cuts jobs in Willmar rail yard West Central Tribune WILLMAR - Fifteen to 17 jobs in the Burlington Northern Santa Fe switching yard in Willmar are being eliminated as part of an overall reduction in BNSF's ...

McCalla residents continue to disagree with Norfolk Southern WBRC Members of the group "No Hub 4 McCalla" met Tuesday at McAdory Elementary school to prepare for an upcoming meeting with Norfolk Southern officials. ...

City Cuts Ribbon On Rail Spur thejournal-news.net Representatives from the City of Hillsboro, Union Pacific Railroad, Oberkramer Contracting, and Hurst-Rosche Engineers joined Representative Betsy Hannig, ...

Study: Nearly all of Amtrak's nationwide routes lost money Examiner.com ATLANTA -- Nearly all of Amtrak's 44 nationwide routes lost money last fiscal year, including the routes running through the Empire State of the South, ...

Union Pacific Railroad, New Mexico agree to land swap for hub Trading Markets (press release)Under the agreement, Union Pacific is trading a large ranch property in exchange for land near the Santa Teresa industrial park for its intermodal facility. ...

RTD proposes to donate stretch of rail line to historical society Denver PostBy Jeffrey Leib The Regional Transportation District is proposing to donate a portion of a freight rail line it acquired for fastracks to the Boulder County ...

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