Monday, April 12, 2010

GE Signs Agreement for 150 Shunter Locomotives in Kazakhstan MarketWatch (press release)In contrast to a freight locomotive that hauls heavy loads over great distances, a shunter or switcher is a smaller locomotive used in rail yards to ...

CP Rail, maintenance workers reach tentative agreementCTV.ca(CP PHOTO/Chuck Stoody) OTTAWA — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP) and the union representing workers that build and maintain track and machinery have ...

RTC awaits public review on rail purchase Santa Cruz Sentinel This recommendation reflects the staff's firm belief that based on the condition of the rail line, related costs, future transportation opportunities and ...

Rell: Three more Shore Line East trains for NL TheDay.com"I appreciate the efforts of our partners at Amtrak, who have worked closely with us to help Shore Line East grow.” Shore Line East added a 5:52 am train ...

M&ET goes loco for green engines Modesto Bee By JN Sbranti The Modesto & Empire Traction Co. is being called the "greenest" short-line railroad in North America because it has replaced all its old ...

Construction under way on Danbury rail line Danbury News Times Toni Boucher, a Republican whose district includes many of the towns serviced by the rail line. "We've been fighting for a long time to bring more attention ...

Full steam ahead: Vintage train thrills Houstonians Houston Chronicle But in Union Pacific 844's cab Sunday there was sound and fury, steam and cyclonic wind, as the venerable steam locomotive — its boiler pressured up to the ...

SEPTA to display new railroad cars this week Examiner.com PHILADELPHIA - After nearly six years of delays, SEPTA Regional Rail riders will get their initial look at the first new electric-powered rail cars in ...

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