Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Norfolk Southern wins top safety honor The Virginian-Pilot By Robert McCabe For the 21st year in a row, Norfolk Southern Corp. has won the gold award in an annual rail-industry safety competition. ...

State's new M-8 railroad cars make first independent test run Ct PostMetro-North Railroad conducted its first track test of the first eight M-8 railcars it has received from Kawasaki Rail Car, part of a fleet of 340 cars that ...

Rail Traffic is signalling a “new normal”Gerson Lehrman Group For publically owned railroad companies like Union Pacific, CSX, and Norfolk Southern, traffic gains of 5-6% for the year, coupled with improved operating ...

EMD Receives Illinois Environmental Sustainability Award India PRwire (press release)The Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. facility in LaGrange Illinois has received the Governor's Continuous Improvement Award, marking the fourth time it has been ...

$4.3M grant to extend rail lines to Logansport coal mine Tarentum Valley News Dispatch"The rail line will be within two miles of Ford City, so if the former PPG or Eljer properties are ever used for industry in the future, the line could be ...

Virtual tour highlights BNSF's revised website Examiner.com AP Photo The BNSF Railway Company just revamped their corporate website (http://www.bnsf.com) and added a lot of new functionality both for customers and ...

Ambitious Denver Rail Project on Track allvoices Plans call for Union Station to be the starting point for the Northwest Corridor Diesel commuter rail line to Boulder and Longmont, the East Corridor ...

CSX releases cause of Sunday's Amtrak accident WKTV... arm of a one of its maintenance trains was extended too far from that train, and that is what a moving Amtrak train struck Sunday afternoon in Oriskany. ...

Locomotive retired by Staten Island Railway after yeoman service will pull ...SILive.com... Railway's two retired 1940s-vintage locomotives have been sold -- and one of them will keep chugging, along the scenic Catskill Mountain Railroad. ...

Bombardier Wins Award for the Olympic Line - Vancouver's 2010 Streetcar MarketWatch (press release)He added, "As communities face growing congestion, light rail can offer a cost-effective option with a positive impact on the urban environment. ...

Gov. Christie urges Port Authority to build trash-hauling rail station The Star-Ledger - NJ.com Chris Christie, seen here at the Statehouse last week, has urged the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to move ahead with plans for a barge-to-rail ...

Port Authority Authorizes Purchase Of Greenville Yards NJ TODAY Under this system, freight is loaded on rail cars and the cars are moved by barge from Greenville to Brooklyn, NY, where they are either delivered to local ...

Proposed FRA rule would ban on-duty workers from using electronic devicesProgressive Rail RoadingThe FRA is seeking comments on whether rule violations should be used as a basis for revoking a locomotive engineer's federal certification. ...

Renovations Begin on Rail Cars for New Charlevoix Ski Train First Tracks Rail cars for the new Train touristique de Charlevoix that will link Quebec City with La Malbaie and Le Massif ski area will be constructive to maximize the ...

Trinity Industries CEO's $2.6 Million Sale Barron's By AVI SALZMAN MORE ARTICLES BY AUTHOR(S) THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of the country's largest railcar producer sold $2.6 million of the company's stock ...

Sunday Train Rides OurSports Central The CP Huntington is a replica of a steam locomotive built in 1863 and used on the Central Pacific Railroad. Chance-Morgan has produced replicas of the ...

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Plans WWII / D-Day Remembrance For June 5th WDEF News 12 The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) announces a special World War II flashback entitled From Rail Line to the Front Line: Remembering D-Day to be ...

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