Saturday, July 24, 2010

1952 railroad newsreel featuring Budd rail cars.




Railroad group: Traffic still shows weak economy BusinessWeek The Association of American Railroads said Thursday that traffic on US railroads continues to reflect the sluggish economy, with shipments up from a weak ...

Union Pacific's CEO Young Says US Congress Discouraging Rail InvestmentBloombergUnion Pacific, based in Omaha, Nebraska, agreed July 20 to move forward on a high-speed rail line from Chicago to St. Louis after settling with the ...

Court gives railroad OK for herbicide spraying Anchorage Daily News By MARY PEMBERTON / AP Writer ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska's highest court has given a green light to the Alaska Railroad to spray weed killers along a ...

Amtrak Will Buy 130 Passenger Cars for $298.1 Million BusinessWeek By Angela Greiling Keane July 23 (Bloomberg) -- Amtrak, the US long-distance passenger railroad, said it will spend $298.1 million to buy 130 rail cars as ...

Union Station gets $300 million in funding INDenverTimes.com The Denver Union Station Project Authority and the US Department of Transportation today announced the closing on a $145.6 million Transportation ...

Illinois jobs assured in rail project: 0 The State Journal-Register The contract allows Union Pacific to pull crews from the high-speed rail project if it is delayed for some reason, and the railroad can also pull crews if ...

Transload Distribution Association Building-Products.com BNSF is returning about 1100 railcars to service. Some cars have been stored on the rail line for three years because of the economic downturn. ...

CSX SWAT team training MetroWest Daily News SWAT teams from around the region participated in a SWAT training session yesterday, practicing on specially designed trains at the CSX railyard in ...

City will rework rail spur to meet railway's standards Gillette News Record By The News-Record staff A city rail spur at Energy Park must be widened to BNSF specifications or it will stop pushing train cars in and out of the spur. ...

Quinn announces $641000 for Galesburg's Amtrak Depot Galesburg Register-Mail Pat Quinn has announced that the city of Galesburg has been awarded $641000 to renovate the Amtrak Depot and build a new transit facility. ...

Love for a locomotive The Durango Herald The friend, Lewis Dahm, was involved in the restoration of locomotive No. 315 featured in the display. The historic piece of rolling stock, built in 1895 in ...

Union Pacific No. 844 readies for trip to Cheyenne Denver Post 844 steam locomotive Friday at Union Station. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post ) With two blasts from its whistle and a cloud of steam, the Union Pacific's ...

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