Friday, January 8, 2010

BNSF Names Wise Vice President, Network Strategy CNNMoney.com (press release)... for BNSF Railway Company's Haulage Management, Interline Management, Network Strategy Development, Public-Private Partnerships and Short Line Business ...

Canadian Rail Carloads Fall Hard in 2009 The Journal of Commerce Online The Association of American Railroads separately reports the numbers of US lines from traffic levels of Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific ...

GE To Sell Brazil Ethanol Co Cosan 50 Locomotives For $130 Million CNNMoney.com(GE) plans to sell 50 locomotives worth $130 million to Brazilian company Cosan Combustiveis e Lubrificantes, part of the sugar and ethanol group Cosan Ltd. ...

West Palm Beach proposed as hub to connect rail lines for passenger trains Palm Beach Post The state has applied for $268 million in grant money to bring Amtrak from the CSX to FEC tracks. That would allow trains to go along the east coast of ...

Spur means up to 10 new jobs at Progress Rail Services Galesburg Register-Mail The company bought the property two years ago from MEG Metals Inc. BNSF Galesburg Terminal Manager Rick Danielson called PRS “a great facility,” and said ...

Agency seeks to buy Siskiyou rail line NRToday.com The Siskiyou authority, a public body formed last fall by the cities of Weed and Montague, has signed a memo of understanding with Union Pacific Railroad to ...

Kansas City Southern Plans $250M Note Sale To Refinance Others Wall Street Journal The regional railroad operator has recently seen its profits drop because of lower shipments, although it said that business was showing signs of recovery ...

US Carloads Worst Since 1989 The Journal of Commerce Online The 2009 plunge in bulk US railcar shipments, which count hauls of commodities and equipment carried in large freight cars, took cargo volume to its lowest ...

Intermodal Hits Lowest Level Since 2003 The Journal of Commerce Online AAR in a separate publication, Railroad Facts, reports that the last time those carriers picked up fewer than 10 million box loads was in 2003, ...

NCDOT selects interim operator for the P&N Railroad Gaston Gazette The 99-year-old line is scheduled to be restored to Mount Holly as part of the $4.5 million to $5 million second phase of the project. ...

Railroad opens reservation center Valley Courier Online“We have the capacity to expand considerably,” said Arvin Van Ry, manager of special projects for the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad. “We have currently enough ...

Missouri City Depot staying put in Henrietta Richmond Daily News It's not unusual for railroad cars to be moved off the main track and be placed on hold on an adjacent spur. But railroad depots tend to stay put or be torn ...

Railroad industry to chug back at full speed through High Desert Victorville Daily Press As trucks routes get overcrowded and major exporters demand cheaper transportation, the US railroad industry is expected to rebound over the next several ...

No comments:

Post a Comment

RAILROAD NEWSWIRE, updated several times a day.

BRAND NAME INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES, BEARINGS, FASTNERS