Friday, March 25, 2011

Railroad Q1 volume up at least 5 percent, more seenReutersUnion Pacific's (UNP.N) car loadings rose 5 percent so far this quarter and would have been up 6 percent if not for severe weather, leading to expected "solid growth in quarterly operating income" despite a five-cent impact from fuel costs, ...

Columbia Basin Rail expansion route could changeColumbia Basin HeraldIt resulted in Columbia Basin Railroad and some Wheeler Road businessmen wanting the expansion to start at Wheeler Road. Port of Moses Lake commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday the money should be used for another part of the project during the ...

Two Howard County sites still being eyed for railroad container facilityExplore Howard CountyThe Elkridge site has been a cause of concern among county elected officials, school system leaders and community members because of its proximity to a planned mixed-use development and proposed elementary school site. CSX Corp., a rail-based ...

CSX CEO Earns $7.7 Million in 2010ABC NewsAP By SAMANTHA BOMKAMP AP Transportation Writer The CEO of railroad CSX Corp. received total compensation valued at $7.7 million in 2010, a 9 percent raise from 2009, according to an Associated Press analysis of a company regulatory filing. ...

Veteran BNSF engineer killed in Longview crash - Northwest - The ...A veteran Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotive engineer, a conductor trainee and the shuttle driver giving them a ride were killed when their van was struck by a freight train at a BNSF rail yard near Longview.

KCS Weekly Carload Data CorrectionBusiness Wire (press release)(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) has recently determined that the commodity carload data of its United States Class I railroad, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), has been underreported to the Association of American ...

Construction to begin on High-Speed Rail connecting Chicago and St LouisConstruction Digital"Illinois has always been a strong railroad state and we always will be," Quinn said during his speech at an Amtrak rail yard outside of Chicago. The United States government has awarded Illinois $1.2 billion in federal stimulus funding to help expand ...

New railcar design earns patent for Memorial-area man and partnersUltimate Memorialby Andrew Benedict-Nelson, published March 24, 2011 3:56 pm A Memorial-area man is part of a team that recently received a US patent for a new kind of railcar design. The patent describes a new kind of hopper car, which is a type of car that carries ...

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