Wednesday, January 20, 2010

CSX's Profit Rises 23%, Slightly Above Forecasts - CNBC CSX posted quarterly earnings of 77 cents a share, a penney above expectations, as a tax benefit and lower costs helped drive profit up 23 percent.

CSX Income Falls 16 Percent The Journal of Commerce Online It also trimmed its fleet of owned and leased locomotives by 2 percent and its freight car fleet 4 percent from the final 2008 quarter.

Contract awarded for Mesquite landfill rail yard Imperial Valley Press (press release) Also, the infrastructure project requires construction of a 4.5-mile rail spur to connect with the Union Pacific Railroad main line about one mile northwest ...

Container traffic on the rise at US ports Peoria Journal Star The biggest carrier, the BNSF Railway, formerly known as the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line, comes right through Chillicothe but doesn't stop," he said. ...

Siskiyou rail authority seeks its own solution on Siskiyou rail line Siskiyou Daily News 14 by Yreka Western Railroad (YWR), a Class III rail operator, in which a request is made for leave to withdraw from the proceeding. ...

Fortress Pressed by Intrawest Lenders for Equity in Company BusinessWeek In exchange, the railroad company agreed to make $368 million in interim payments to lenders. Fortress told investors in the letter it would secure ...

Mudslide blocks train tracks north of Seattle Seattle Times Burlington Northern Santa Fe says another mudslide is blocking train tracks nearly 10 miles north of Seattle. It's the third slide in the same area since ...

Rail yard move to Asarco site proposed El Paso Inc The BNSF yard in El Paso is located along Santa Fe Street, near the US-Mexico border. “At this point, everything is a possibility,” said Mayor John Cook ...

29 rail crossings set to be modified Hattiesburg American The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced plans Tuesday night to modify 29 railroad crossings in Hattiesburg over the next few years, ...

Clinton rail port plan advances Quad City Times The industrial park, which will be built just south of the Clinton Municipal Airport, will include main line access to the Union Pacific Railroad and access ...

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