Monday, November 30, 2009




Union Pacific wins award for cutting air pollution San Jose Mercury News UP says its fleet of locomotives is the cleanest of any North American railroad. Since 2000, Union Pacific has added more than 3300 fuel-efficient, ...

Record number board Amtrak trains in Iowa Chicago Tribune AP DES MOINES, Iowa - Amtrak ridership in Iowa broke a record this year, with more than 66000 passengers getting on and off trains at Iowa stations during ...

CPR to test biodiesel over Alta. winter Manitoba Co-operator... and Edmonton will be the first in Canada to try providing cold-weather rail service while running on biodiesel, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) says. ...

Regional Transit Authority stuck in transit funding tangle Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The 2009-'11 state budget created the new RTA to oversee the planned KRM Commuter Link rail line. It did not give the new body any power to fund or ...

Wages and distance behind strike at CN Edmonton Sun By ALYSSA NOEL, SUN MEDIA Canadian National Railway locomotive engineers hit picket lines in Edmonton yesterday after contract talks between CN and the ...

CN Rail union proposes partial binding arbitration to end strike The Canadian Press TORONTO — The union representing striking CN Rail locomotive engineers is offering to submit wage issues to binding arbitration. The Teamsters union says ...

Rell plan for rail line angers river 'friends' New Haven Register (subscription)M. Jodi Rell's plan to convert a tourist steam train line for use by freight trains. Rell's administration, including the state Department of Transportation ...

Amtrak Auto Train moves cars between Florida and DC for Disney fans, snowbirds The Canadian Press Amtrak's Auto Train, the only one like it in the nation, has only two stops: one near Orlando, Fla., and the other in Virginia near Washington, ...

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