Friday, May 28, 2010

FRA Press Release: 05/27/2010: Nearly $80 Million in High-Speed Rail Funds Delivered to States

RAIL TRAFFIC CONTINUES TO REFLECT ECONOMIC EXPANSION PRAGMATIC ...By Staff Rail traffic continued to rise in the most recent week, but rose at a slower pace. According to the AAR total containers rose 14.4% to 182459 total units. Trailers rose 3.9% . Total freight traffic 10.6% to 288114 carloads.

W. Feliciana port seeks $4.2 million from state 2TheAdvocate The proposed port project calls for acquisition of 76 acres of land, purchase of 22 miles of track from Canadian National Railway, plus permits, surveys, ...

Pan Am to pay fines for railroad fires Bangor Daily News The North Billerica, Mass., firm, which operates Maine Central Railroad Co., pleaded no contest May 20 to three civil infractions of failure to maintain a ...

Metro to buy new rail cars Washington Post (blog) The contract to design and build the cars will be with Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. To start operating the new line, Metro will need 64 of these cars, ...

Oyster Bay Railroad Museum Takes a Big Step Forward Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot The Oyster Bay Railroad Museum's long held goal of restoring historic Steam Locomotive #35 moved closer to realization the week of May 17.

Whiskey truck stuck beneath bridge Washington Post Update: A truck loaded with whiskey became wedged under a CSX railroad bridge just south of New Market on Thursday, leaking a steady drip ...

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