Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Freight trains pull their weight in energy savings Great Lakes Echo By David Poulson The legislation gave railroad companies the freedom to set their own prices, choose what services to offer and select their desired routes. Adrian & Blissfield is a nearly 20-mile long short line system that transports hazardous ...

Amtrak to Add Over 100 Locomotives The Journal of Commerce Online The Amtrak passenger rail service will buy more than 100 locomotives, along with hundreds of new passenger cars, in what it is billing as a “major equipment ...

Checkoff study looks at railroad rates for soy Farm and Dairy BNSF Railway transports the largest volume of soybeans at 8.8 million tons in 2008. Union Pacific Railroad is the largest originator of soybean meal and ...

EARNINGS PREVIEW: Freight-Transport Cos Set For Rebound Wall Street Journal Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. (BNI) reports Jan. 21 Wall Street Expectations: Analysts projected earnings of $1.22 on revenue of $3.63 billion, ...

Open house gathers input on state's rail plan St. Cloud Times The 40-mile Northstar commuter rail line began operating in November between Big Lake and Minneapolis. Northstar advocates are pushing to extend the line to ...

Roll away rail cars Grand Island Independent Three railroad cars on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spur were found rolling down a slope of track near the JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plant in ...

Marketing, fact-finding jaunt for CentrePort Winnipeg Free Press Officials from OmniTRAX, the company that owns and operates the Hudson Bay Railway and the Port of Churchill, will host a tour of the BNSF Railway Company's ...

Railroad to face Newtown Wetland Commission for last time Danbury News Times By Melissa Bruen, STAFF WRITER NEWTOWN -- After months of meetings, the Inland Wetlands hearing on Housatonic Railroad Co.'s violations on its Hawleyville ...

Fewer railcars parked on MT tracks ABCMontana By AP GREAT FALLS - Business is improving enough that BNSF Railway has been able to put back into use some of the rail cars it had parked on tracks in ...

Museum director climbs aboard Lancaster Newspapers By LARRY ALEXANDER, Staff Writer For Charles Fox, his assignment as the new director of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is "like being "a kid in a candy ...

Bombardier already adopting new US railcar rules to withstand collisions Winnipeg Free PressB) says it is already incorporating into its new railway car designs pending US safety rules meant to save lives during collisions. ...

Amtrak chief says Northeast Corridor to see improvements Dailyrecord.com Minimizing delays requires improvements to the power system and other infrastructure like rail ties and tunnels. Though some of those improvements are under ...

Railroad engine donated to county museum Laurinburg Exchange... diesel powered train engine to Scotland County Historical Properties, ... SW-1 locomotive built by the General Motors Electro-Motive Division in 1948, ...

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