Saturday, March 6, 2010

Kansas City Southern sees jump in freight volumes, analsysts say Kansas City Business Journal In a research note, analysts Ed Wolfe and Scott Group of Wolfe Trahan, who met with executives at the Kansas City-based railroad operator, said that overall ...

Rail shipments important to Superior economy Superior Telegram The refinery's community advisory panel recently met with rail officials from Burlington Northern-Santa Fe to discuss the important of rail service to the ...

Commuter rail line will open March 22, Capital Metro officials say Austin American-Statesman (blog)The line will have nine stations, and service will run every 35 minutes during the morning and evening commuting hours. There will be a total of 19 daily ...

3 companies bid to operate Colebrookdale Spur Reading Eagle The county twice bought the 8.6-mile short-line railroad to save it from extinction. The first time was for $155000 at a 2001 state auction. ...

Railroad ordered to remove old ties A complaint about the Deschutes ...The Register-GuardBrown's complaints bore fruit on March 1, when the state Department of Environmental Quality ordered the railroad owner, Burlington Northern and Santa Fe ...

OmniTRAX names Thiem regional sales director; Watco appoints Andrews CMO Progressive Rail Roading Most recently a locomotive foreman, Andrews joined Watco 10 years ago as a locomotive mechanic. He later served as a shop foreman for SKOL, which operates a ...

Norfolk Southern CEO makes $10.9 million in 2009 The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — The CEO of Norfolk Southern Corp. received $10.9 million in compensation for 2009, 9 percent less than the prior year as the railroad ...

Corn Train Update FayObserver.com (blog) This is good news as 20-25 car trains on a regular schedule will provide less disruption and more predictability. When the production at Clean Burn ramps up ...

Maine delegation rallies to save railroad tracks Bangor Daily News“It is essential that the STB take the time to fully consider the impact that the decision will have on established businesses and broader development ...

40-year-old Commuter Train Replaced with Diesel Locomotive Clean Skies News... diesel engines with new ones designed by Motive Power of Boise, Idaho. ... The engines, thanks to an electric auxilliary power unit, don't need to idle ...

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