Friday, February 26, 2010

Norfolk Southern to Build Corridor Hubs Journal of Commerce Norfolk Southern Railway hopes to begin construction by July on new intermodal terminals in Memphis, Tenn., and Birmingham, Ala., now that it has a large stimulus grant to help pay for them. “We want to start turning dirt this summer,” ...

Housatonic Railroad denied application; cease and desist upheld on site Danbury News Times Commission member Philip Kotch said the majority of the application details what the railroad plans to do on the site in regard to future development, ...

More Amtrak cancellations on Friday Albany Times Union (blog)Amtrak said this afternoon that it will again cancel eight of its trains between Rensselaer and New York City as CSX Transportation continues repairs on the ...

Gaming board approves railpark investment Clinton Herald According to Clinton Regional Development Corp. President Steve Ames, about $9.8 million of the estimated $10.8 million price tag for rail construction is ...

RailAmerica reports 4Q loss on charges BusinessWeek Short line railroad operator RailAmerica posted a loss in the fourth-quarter, mostly due to an expense related to going public. The company, which had its ...

Section of Oswegatchie railroad bed washes away WatertownDailyTimes.com... thaw washed out a section of the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency-owned Mohawk, Adirondack and Northern Railroad off Bear Lake Road. ...

Editorial: Running the Eagle Cap train on a shoestring Wallowa County Chieftain (subscription)... even with the monthly payment it receives from Union Pacific Railroad for railcar storage and additional fees UP pays to move the cars in and out. ...

Northern Indiana's South Shore commuter railroad cuts about 10 jobs with ...WQAD Marketing director John Parsons says that 2009 ridership was down about 7 percent, costing the rail line $1.3 million in fare revenue. ...

Settlement reached over $7.7M Ore. railroad grant KTVZ The state argued the grant was for a railroad switching yard project that was supposed to improve the entire system operated by the railroad, including the ...

Funding To Restore Locomotive MyMotherLode.com White Pines, CA - Federal funding is on the way to Calaveras County to restore a historic locomotive. $116000 from the Federal Transportation Enhancement ...

Train car strikes truck at glass plant in Salem, 1 person injured NJ.com While the incident is still under investigation, Pelura said authorities believe the train, owned by US Rail Corp., of Toledo, Ohio, was pushing train cars ...

Report: LIRR cuts routes where costs outweigh revenue Newsday (subscription)... according to a railroad financial analysis released Thursday that shows how much each line's customers pay for fares and how much the railroad spends to ...

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