Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Nearly All Top Railroads Add Jobs in March Journal of Commerce Only Kansas City Southern, one of the smallest in the top-tier group, ... This time, BNSF and CSX again added workers amid a growing freight market, and were joined by Union Pacific Railroad, Norfolk Southern Railway, and the U.S. operations of Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway. ...

Tourist railroad considered for SC coast Lake Wylie Pilot AP The Beaufort Gazette reported Tuesday that Beaufort County will seek proposals from companies interested in restoring the rail line between Port Royal ...

ASLRRA hands out annual safety awards Progressive Rail Roading Yesterday, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) presented its President's Awards, Jake Awards with Distinction and Jake Awards ...

New CN chief heaps praise on Calgary Calgary HeraldClaude Mongeau, a 16-year veteran of Canadian National Railway Co. who succeeded Hunter Harrison in the top job in January, showed he knows how to get an ...

Electro-Motive Diesel President & CEO Provides Expert Testimony on High-Speed ...EON: Enhanced Online News (press release) Mr. Hamilton also noted that in 1934, a diesel locomotive for high-speed passenger trains, powered by EMD technology, achieved a speed record of over 110 ...

Flooding Disrupts Norfolk Southern Traffic Journal of Commerce Norfolk Southern Railway is warning customers to expect significant flood delays for shipments that normally use a rail line running from Memphis, Tenn., on the Mississippi River to Sheffield, Ala., on the Tennessee River near Muscle ...

Rail Car Topper provides dust suppression.ThomasNet Industrial News RoomRail car topper also provides optimal sprayability and uniform coverage. Since it is not an emulsion, product can remain stable in storage for long periods ...

Rail Freight Fuel Efficency Has Doubled Since 1980 BenzingaTon-miles-per-gallon is the railroad measurement for fuel efficiency, like autos use miles-per-gallon. Overall, freight rail fuel efficiency is up 104 ...

CSX's route to Memphis cut off Nashville Business Journal A CSX official said its rail lines north of Nashville reopened this morning, but its important link to Memphis remains closed. Gary Sease, a Jacksonville, ...

Burlington Northern Stands To Benefit From China's Coal Appetite GuruFocus.com BNSF's Web site says that more than 90 percent of the coal it hauls comes from the Powder River Basin, “which contains the world's largest single deposit of ...

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