Friday, February 19, 2010

Union Pacific expects local freight volume to rise San Antonio Express By David Hendricks - Express-News Union Pacific Corp. expects a 20 percent increase in freight volume at its main San Antonio-area terminal this year over ...

Railroad shipping: STB reauthorization legislation under a watchful eye by ...Logistics Management It was written with the objective to address the longstanding concerns of rail shippers regarding rates and service and making the railroad industry more ...

US gives $25M recovery grant to Detroit rail line Chicago Tribune He says the money will be used to repair roads, improve landscaping and buy light rail cars. The rail line is a project of the nonprofit M-1 Rail, ...

OmniTRAX Reduces eDiscovery Time From Days To Just Minutes With ECM Connection (press release)... announced that OmniTRAX, one of the largest short line railroads has optimized its eDiscovery process time from days to minutes with Mimosa NearPoint. ...

FreightCar America, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 ResultsMarketWatch (press release)... Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) today reported results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009 with sales of $49.4 million and a net loss of $5.5 million, ...

CSX gets $98 million to upgrade line to Chambersburg Chambersburg Public Opinion CSX, which opened an intermodal terminal in Chambersburg in 2007, wants to improve its rail lines to handle double-stacked containers. ...

Historic covered bridge ready to collapse KVAL The race is on to save the historic Chambers Railroad Bridge. ... The plan is then to rebuild the bridge as a tourist destination, with better access and ...

Dinner train between Santa Cruz and Watsonville approved; funding still needed San Jose Mercury News The county Regional Transportation Commission is counting on $20.2 million of state funds for the purchase of the 32-mile Union Pacific rail line between ...

Lack of state funds threatens county's railroad acquisition San Jose Mercury News State Transportation Commissioner Carl Guardino, also president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, says given the state's financial climate, no project ...

State rail projects awarded $55.3M Maryville Daily Times Tennessee will also share in a $17.5 million grant for the Appalachian Regional Short Line Rail Project. The state will receive $2.8 million to rehabilitate ...

Crackdown on Railroad Crossing Safety WSIL TV"Last year in Mt. Vernon alone we had two incidents on our line. One was a pedestrian trying to out run the train, the other one was a car on the tracks," ...

Train derails in DeKalb County WANE An official with Norfolk Southern, Rudy Husband, said 10 cars of the train carrying semi-truck trailers were affected. The train was going from Chicago to ...

Siemens buys 20 acres next to Calif. rail plant BusinessWeek... win rail contracts, including Bombardier Inc. of Canada, Alstom SA of France, Talgo SA of Spain, Hyundai Rotem Co. of South Korea and Kawasaki Rail Car ...

US Railcar, LLC Announces Formation of US Railcar Company -- Joint Venture MarketWatch (press release) Moreover the development of the market for the joint venture's products is anticipated to be dependent on government support to passenger rail development ...

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