Monday, January 24, 2011

Rail traffic continues steady start in 2011, according to AAR dataLogistics ManagementBy Jeff Berman, Group News Editor While annual comparisons may pale somewhat when compared to last year, railroad traffic remains up on an annual basis for ...

Columbia Basin Railroad is for saleColumbia Basin HeraldColumbia Basin Railroad/courtesy photo The Columbia Basin Railroad operates a shortline railroad that goes from Moses Lake to Connell. ...

Ready for rail growth challenge?Charlottesville Daily ProgressWhat's more, some routes now supported by Amtrak in the Richmond-Washington-Newport News triangle will be lost unless Virginia picks up the service. ...

Canadian National Railway may face strike Tuesday The Associated ...By The Associated PressA union representing nearly 4000 employees of the Canadian National Railway Co., operator of one of North America's biggest railroads, plans to strike beginning Tuesday if it can't agree on a new labor contract with management.

Ontario Northland reaches tentative contract agreement with unionThe North Bay Nugget... agreement with 115 workers in the region including customer service sales agents, rail traffic controllers, locomotive engineers and conductors. ...

UP Railroad had the biggest intermodal gains in railroad industry during 2011Gerson Lehrman GroupThe Union Pacific posted a gain of approximately 20% for intermodal traffic in 2010, outpacing Norfolk Southern (+18%) and CSX (16%) in the East, ...

Plowed snow derails freight train locomotive in NJNewsday (subscription)By AP (AP) — A railroad spokesman says snow plowed onto the tracks in a northern New Jersey town caused a 100-ton diesel locomotive to derail. ...

Petroleum Shipped by Rail May Have Hit 3-Year HighBloombergKinder is investing up to $150 million in Watco Companies Inc., the largest closely held short-line railroad company in the US, the pipeline operator said ...

UP announces winner of "Route the Steam Contest"Examiner.comThe Union Pacific announced that The Little Rock Express edged the Tuscola Turn by 3042 votes to win Union Pacific Railroad's Great Excursion Adventure ...

Rail owner banned from using tracksNashua TelegraphBy ANDREW WOLFE Staff File Photo by Hattie Bernstein This Oct. 22, 2009, collision between a truck and a Milford-Bennington Railroad train is at the center ...

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