Saturday, December 19, 2009

Short Line Paper Loads Hit Six-Month High The Journal of Commerce Online RMI said 336 short line and regional railroads that report to it originated 5977 paper cargoes last week, up from 5721 a week earlier even though many ...

GE unit to supply 100 locomotives to Transnet BusinessWeek A unit of conglomerate General Electric Co. will supply 100 locomotives to Transnet Freight Rail, South Africa's state-owned rail freight logistics utility. ...

Bombardier signs contract with Shanghai Rail to provide metro cars The Canadian PressA) announced Friday it has signed a contract with a Chinese rail company to provide metro cars and training for US$138 million. ...

Pennsylvania short line bucks soft economy - jstagl ...But don't count the Reading, Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad Co. (RBMN) among the traffic-declining crowd. The 300-mile short line has grown its ...

Decision due on Mont.'s half-billion tons of coal The Associated Press The panel still would need to strike a lease agreement, and the chosen developer would need to sink an estimated $1 billion into a mine and a new railroad ...

RailAmerica, Inc. Announces Early Termination of Ottawa Valley Railway (OVR ...PR Newswire (press release)RailAmerica, Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads in North America, operating a portfolio of 40 individual railroads with ...

SEPTA postpones Warminster rail line construction phillyBurbs.com Due to significant snowfall anticipated this weekend, construction on the Warminster (R2) Line will be postponed and regular weekend train service will ...

Replacement rail contractor hires Veolia workers for Austin rail job Bizjournals.com Since the break, Veolia accused Capital Metro of using the move as a scapegoat for the planned rail line riddled with problems and delays. ...

Amtrak looking to expand Washington State service Examiner.com According to a report on tricitiesherald.com, Amtrak is looking to expand its offerings through Eastern Washington by studying the viability of reviving a ...

Rockefeller introduces STB reauthorization bill in Senate Progressive Rail Roading Kohl believes that that when the bill is considered by the full Senate sometime early next year, it will include a repeal of railroads' antitrust exemption. ...

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