Saturday, May 1, 2010

Traffic Hits New Peak for Short Lines Journal of Commerce In addition, Class I railroads are reporting double-digit traffic gains from last year and more signs of an economic recovery. Analyst William Greene of Morgan Stanley Research said “short-line rails are increasingly poised to ...

Union Pacific promises to move train traffic faster St. Charles Sun She also asked if Union Pacific had plans to install a fourth track in Glen Ellyn. Anne Akamatsu noted that the railroad's own policies called for shutting ...

SunRail project bids move full steam aheadOrlando Business JournalThe SunRail project manager will start bidding out millions of dollars of work on the Central Florida commuter rail line's 17 stations in the coming months. ...

Freight Volume Expands Again for Large Railroads Journal of Commerce The latest week's rail traffic reflects new demand in both factory inputs and factory products, continued strength in construction materials and steadiness in seasonal moves of grain and coal. New loads of coal, the largest rail cargo, ...

Lawmakers push for more Amtrak service Herald Palladium Amtrak's Blue Water train leaves Chicago Union Station at 4:10 pm, arriving in Niles at 6:51 pm, and the Wolverine leaves Chicago at 6 pm and arrives in ...

BNSF, short lines form caucus Progressive Rail Roading Regional and short-line members of the caucus include the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad; Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railroad; ...

Asphalt company closes deal on land in Tablers Station Business Park Martinsburg Journal The rail spur would come from the Winchester & Western Railroad, which runs through the middle of the industrial park, according to previously published ...

Meeting held on rail line Newton Citizen At issue is 14.9 miles of Norfolk Southern rail line that runs through Covington to Starrsville and on to Newborn. The railroad has offered to sell that ...

Greenbrier-WL Ross buy railcars portfolio BusinessWeek Railroad freight car maker Greenbrier Cos. and private equity firm WL Ross & Co. said Friday that their newly formed company purchased a lease portfolio of ...

CSX: New Rail Freight Terminal Work in Winter Haven to Start in 2011 The Ledger By Tom Palmer WINTER HAVEN Groundbreaking on the major new rail freight terminal in Winter Haven is planned for early next year, a spokesman for CSX told ...

BNSF Introduces Expanded Memphis Intermodal Facility Examiner.com On April 21, 2010 BNSF Railway Company introduced its new Memphis Intermodal Facility to customers, community and state leaders during the facility's grand ...

Averitt Express launches intermodal service DC Velocity based Averitt said it is working in the Western United States with BNSF Railway and Union Pacific, in the East and Midwest with Norfolk Southern Corp. and ...

National Train Day Baltimore SunWhat: The third annual celebration of all things train, but train travel in particular. The event commemorates the anniversary of the "golden spike" that ...

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