Friday, January 21, 2011

AAR Highlights Freight Rail's Role in Easing Highway GridlockPR Newswire (press release)About AAR: The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is the world's leading railroad policy, research and technology organization. ...

State releases grant to upgrade Fairfield County's railroad tracksLancaster Eagle GazetteThe Indiana & Ohio Railway line from Lancaster to Logan is highlighted in blue. A portion of it will be rehabilitated with a grant from the Ohio Rail ...

Last Minute Haggling Seals Rail DealSantaCruz.comThe sale is now on schedule to be completed by April 1. And so, Santa Cruz County comes closer to having its own dinner railroad line. ...

Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line purchase approvedRegister PajaronianSACRAMENTO — The purchase of the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line was approved Wednesday by the California Transportation Commission, allowing the Santa Cruz ...

Union Pacific Beats, Stock TumblesBy Zacks Investment ResearchU.S. railroad giant Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) reported strong results for the fourth quarter of 2010. Quarterly net income reached a record high of $775 million or $1.56 per share compared to a net income of $549 million or $1.08 ...

GE Signs LOIs with China's Ministry of Railways Valued at $1.4 Billion; GE to ...Business Wire (press release)GE is the world leader in diesel-electric locomotive technology and this agreement is a step towards expanding offerings to manufacture high-speed passenger ...

UP steam locomotive will tour Arkansas, MissouriBy The Associated PressRailroad fans in Missouri and Arkansas will have a chance to see one of Union Pacific's historic steam locomotives later this year because they won an online contest. More than 76000 votes were cast this month for the Little Rock ...

High Speed Rail Project Gets $30 Million BoostNBC Los AngelesCalifornia High-Speed Rail Authority and Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said the money might be used to buy Union Station in downtown Los ...

GATX Corporation Reports 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year ResultsTrading Markets (press release)Mr. Kenney continued, "Looking forward, although absolute railcar lease rates are increasing, the rollover effect of leases renewing at rates lower than ...

GE-Tessco Train-Safety Venture to Help Cover Railroads' `Dark Territory'BloombergPositive train control, as the systems are known, is meant to prevent crashes such as the 2008 Los Angeles collision between a commuter train and a Union ...

Toshiba Wins Orders For Railcar Parts In USNIKKEI.com(6502) said Thursday that it has received orders to supply railcar components for transit systems in Washington, DC, and Chicago. The orders, estimated at a ...

Medina puts railroad improvement project on fast track OH Sun Star Courier (blog)By Jake Poole, Sun News Medina officials are preparing a railroad improvement project that they hope will recruit more railway users and enhance the city's ...

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