Wednesday, February 3, 2010

National environmental group brings second lawsuit against rail hub Kansas City StarIn December, the US Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit for BNSF Railway to build the $250 million freight yard, concluding that the project wouldn't ...

STB Backs Shipper Complaint on Union Pacific Rates The Journal of Commerce Online The Surface Transportation Board, in a split decision, ruled that Union Pacific Railroad charged “unreasonably high” rates to chlorine shipper US Magnesium, ...

Pocahontas rail leg could reopen with federal grant Charleston Gazette... allowing the authority to reopen tracks between Elkins and Big Cut, located a few miles from the Cass Scenic Railroad's Bald Knob viewpoint. ...

Ohio Examines Ways To Fund Rail SystemWLWT In Oregon, fees from vanity license plates subsidize the cost of running Amtrak trains. Michigan uses a portion of gasoline taxes and vehicle registration ...

Norfolk Southern Executives: Seeing Improvement In Most Core ...Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) executives said Wednesday that business conditions are improving in most of the railroad's core markets, albeit slowly. ...

HEAT asks state to deny railroad's trash operation expansion Danbury News Times By Melissa Bruen, STAFF WRITER A black plastic barrier acts as a boundary to separate fill from the edge of wetland bodies on the Housatonic Railroad's ...

Witness' Video of Train Striking Truck MyFox Atlanta A man who shot video of an 18-wheeler being hit by a CSX train late Monday morning in downtown Acworth said it's amazing that no one was killed in the ...

Train subsidies in other statesBusinessWeekBy AP Fourteen states pay Amtrak to operate passenger train routes. Here's a look at the annual subsidies in some states and how they pay for it: -- Oregon: ...

Cuyahoga Valley train ride to benefit canned food drive Canton Repository By Anonymous Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) will host a canned food drive Feb. 27 and Feb. 28 to benefit both the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and ...

Amtrak FEC Corridor Coalition not dead yet Historic City News The proposed Amtrak FEC East Coast passenger rail project that would allow passengers to travel by train all along the east coast of Florida from ...

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