Monday, March 21, 2011

AAR Reports Continued Gains in Weekly Carload and Intermodal ...WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 17, 2011 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported rail traffic gains for the week ending March 12, 2011, ...

County asks DNR to buy rail lineReedsburg Times PressDalhoff said the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has shown great interest in purchasing the line from Union Pacific and the county board's vote gives them "a leg to stand on." Wisconsin and Southern Railroad Co. has filed paperwork requesting ...

Working on the railroadBCLocalNewsBNSF is to replace railway ties from the US border to the Fraser River over the next three weeks. By Tracy Holmes - Peace Arch News Work to replace 23000 wooden railway ties stretching from the border to the Fraser River bridge is to get underway ...

Trestle on historic Cumbres & Toltec railroad to be replaced by ...The Republic... NM — A badly burned trestle along the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad route should be replaced in time for the May 28 opening of the seasonal railway. ...


In The County, rail maintenance needs outpace resourcesBangor Daily NewsIf we were going to ever have any kind of development from an industrial perspective, we could not do it without rail.” Faced with the demise of one of its prime economic development assets, the town did something unusual: it won a $250000 grant to ...

W.Va. Rail Companies See Resurgence as Coal Shipping IncreasesWBOY-TVCSX and Norfolk Southern both say they are taking steps to deal with increased demand for met coal. By Jim Ross The resurgence of coal shipments, fueled in part by an improving export market, is paying off in West Virginia. “In the last eight months, ...

Amtrak power problem disrupts train serviceWashington Post (blog)By AP Train service along the Northeast Corridor from New York to Washington was slowly returning to normal Saturday following a morning service disruption caused by an Amtrak low voltage problem. It's not yet clear what's causing the problem, ...

CANADIAN PACIFIC AGREES WITH GOVERNMENT FOCUS ON SUPPLY CHAIN, BUT INCREASED ...DigitalJournal.com (press release)"Isolating the rail sector will not produce the desired results," said President and Chief Executive Officer Fred Green. To offer an independent assessment of the state of regulation relating to Canadian railway service, the government commissioned ...

Chemicals Sector Rail Traffic Rises 6.4% :: Chemical WeekChemicals sector rail traffic in North America rose 6.4% year-on-year last week, to 42782 cars, the Association of American Railroads (AAR.

RI in race for part of $2.4B in federal rail moneyBoston GlobeConnecticut's governor said Thursday that his state would use the money to fund a planned commuter rail line from New Haven to Springfield, Mass. Rhode Island's US senators gave their state's case a boost last month in a letter to US Transportation ...

NS, Watco make management changesProgressive Rail RoadingBoutwell began his railroad career with CSX Transportation and later worked for an Arkansas short line and Kansas City Southern Railway, where he held such ...

AMTRAK Station Named for Simulus 'Sheriff' Biden is $5.7 Million Over BudgetFox News (blog)As a thank-you to its most famous customer, Amtrak is renaming the train station in Wilmington, Del. after stimulus "sheriff" Vice President Joseph R. Biden - after the project received $20 million in stimulus money, and came in $5.7 million over the ...

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