Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Weekly Rail Traffic ChartsWeekly Traffic of Major U.S. Railroads. Carloads Originated. 1.Grain ... Weekly Railroad Traffic. Association of American Railroads ... BNSF Foundation Donates $250000 To Red Cross Japan Relief EffortsBusiness Wire (press release)FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BNSF Foundation (BNSF) today announced it has donated $250000 to the American Red Cross for on-going relief efforts in Japan and will match donations from BNSF employees for Japan relief fund drives. ... UP unveils plant-to-port service for ag productsProgressive Rail RoadingUnion Pacific Railroad has launched a plant-to-port transportation and transload service offering agricultural product transfers from covered hopper unit trains directly to containers at the Class I's Yermo, Calif., facility. .. CP to boost ND development, cites grain productionManitoba Co-operatorNoting the state's "increased grain production," Canadian Pacific Railway plans to budget an extra $100 million for infrastructure work and more personnel in North Dakota. "North Dakota is a source of growth for CP and the Midwest's economy with its ... Wabtec sees Q1 profit above Street; shares hit life-highReutersEarlier this year, Wabtec's rival Greenbrier Cos Inc posted a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by higher railcar deliveries. Wabtec forecast first-quarter earnings of 77-82 cents a share. Analysts on average were expecting 68 cents a share ... Steam locomotive could arrive by 2013York Daily RecordPlans for the project were updated at a recent meeting of the York County Rail Trail Authority. Steam Into History Inc. plans to operate a full-sized replica of an 1863-era, steam-driven locomotive and passenger coaches from New Freedom to Hanover ... Warren County railroad contract closeGlens Falls Post-StarIt looks like Warren County and the prospective operator of railroad ... Iowa Pacific has said it will be able to get a tourist train season in if it gets ...
Freight trains collide, derailing 14 cars in Newton FallsPlain DealerThe derailment occurred about 6:50 am when a locomotive, facing west, was stopped on an adjoining track and a second locomotive, heading east, crashed into it. One train, bound for Cumberland, Md., was carrying a variety of products, including coiled ...

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