Friday, March 11, 2011

US Freight Railroads Come Under Senate Antitrust ScrutinyAutomated TraderBy Josh Mitchell WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The US freight-rail industry is coming under greater scrutiny from a Senate panel that oversees antitrust issues. ...

Rail Traffic Slows in First Week of MarchSeeking AlphaThis week's 1% increase in intermodal traffic is the second slowest reading in over a year. Carloads remained fairly healthy at 5.5%. The AAR elaborates: The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported rail traffic gains for the week ending ...

Railroad museum coming to NewtonHickory Daily RecordBy Sharon McBrayer If you've ever wanted to get an up-close view of a train car or caboose, a planned outdoor railroad museum in Newton might be just the ticket. The railroad museum will be located just behind the Newton Depot off North College Avenue. ...

Will Railroads Keep These Funds on Track?Morningstar.comThe firm's flagship fund, the $4 billion Keeley Small Cap Value , has three railroad stocks among its top six holdings: short-line railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming ; Westinghouse Air Brake , which makes components for locomotives; and Greenbrier ...

Norfolk Southern train derails in Hagerstown, Md. The Associated ...By The Associated PressThe Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown reports that two cars of a Norfolk Southern freight train have derailed in Hagerstown. The newspaper says the incident occurred Thursday near an underpass of West Wilson Boulevard and Virginia Ave ...

Genesee & Wyoming to Present at J.P. Morgan Aviation ...TradersHuddle.comGenesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE:GWR) owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads and provides railcar switching services in the United ...

Railroad officials talk to area leaders about extending lineDanbury News Times MA "Our goal is to have the funding in place for the project in a year," said Colin Pease, the vice president of special projects for the railroad. "Construction would take about three years to complete. I may be optimistic, but I don't believe it's an ...

Amtrak says ridership increased in FebruaryAlbany Times UnionRENSSELAER -- Amtrak said Wednesday that ridership continued to grow in February, up 7.6 percent from year-earlier levels. For the first five months of the passenger railroad's fiscal year, ridership stood at 11.8 million, up 6 percent from the ...

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