Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Senate votes for Union Pacific tax break in exchange for rail centerLas Cruces Sun-NewsBy Milan Simonich / Santa Fe Bureau SANTA FE - The state Senate on Monday night voted to eliminate locomotive fuel taxes for Union Pacific, provided that it moves a rail center from El Paso to Santa Teresa. The bill carried 37-4, though many Democrats ...

Blacklands Railroad named Short Line Railroad of the Year - mySSnews“They pick what they feel embodies a shortline railroad,” he said. “In our case, I have a pretty good story here, starting from ground zero with nothing and ...

CSX: Coal Volume Growth Boosts Rail ProfitsSeeking AlphaThis is great news for CSX Corp. (CSX), one of two major players in transporting Appalachian coal to East coast ports. Last year, CSX hauled 174 million tons of coal, 30 million to be shipped overseas. CSX expects to ship another 35-40 million tons of ...

Maine Voices: Reviving the Mountain Division rail line is a pipe dreamPress HeraldGeorge C. Betke Jr. of Newcastle is the president of Transport Economics Inc. and has been involved with short-line railroads in Oklahoma, New York and Michigan. The simplistic statement that "revival of a 5-mile section would get trucks off local ...

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