Wednesday, February 23, 2011

US Rail Lines Cut Jobs in January Journal of CommerceCanadian National Railway reported the largest decline with 457 fewer jobs in January on its U.S. lines, followed by BNSF Railway with a drop of 238. CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway's U.S. ...

CP and Vancouver port look to speed cargo movementVancouver SunHe added that he expects the agreement - similar to one signed recently with Canadian National railway- will increase the port's ability to compete against rival US ports. "This collaboration agreement strengthens our partnership with Port Metro ...

Wabtec Q4 beats Wall StreetReutersFeb 22 (Reuters) - US railcar parts and braking equipment maker Wabtec Corp , posted better-than-expected quarterly results and forecast 2011 earnings above analysts' expectations, helped by a recovering freight rail market. The company, whose rivals ...

Norfolk Southern Orders 1500 Coal CarsThe Journal of Commerce OnlineNorfolk Southern Railway is ordering 1500 high-capacity coal hauling railcars from FreightCar America, in an order valued at more than $100 million. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who announced the deal, said the coal cars will be built at FreightCar's ...

BNSF gives another $50K to YMCA campaignGalesburg Register-MailGalesburg BNSF terminal Superintendent Rick Danielson, left, and BNSF Public Affairs Director Amy McBeth, right, present a symbolic check for $50000 to Knox County YMCA Executive Director Linus VanderWyst Friday morning at the Y's new soccer complex on ...

Honolulu officials break ground on rail lineBoston HeraldNeil Abercrombie and Hawaii's congressional delegation are due to help break ground on the city's $5.5 billion commuter rail line. A blessing and groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday morning along Kualakai Parkway in Kapolei . ...

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