Monday, April 18, 2011

7-member federal team to investigate fatal Iowa train crash that killed 2 BNSF crew members Daily Journal, April 18 RED OAK, Iowa — A federal team has been assigned to investigate a train accident in southwest Iowa that left two crew members dead, officials said Monday.
Tutor Perini Wins $147M Contract for Long Island Railroad Project in QueensCitybizlist Real EstateIn New York, Tutor Perini expects to be awarded the contract in the amount of $147 million for the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) Plaza substation and structures project in Queens, NY. The project, for which the Metropolitan Transit Authority Capital ...

Rail upgrades will aid Marcellus gas projectAltoona MirrorA $6.8 million grant has been awarded to upgrade short-line rail service in Blair, Centre, Lycoming and Northumberland counties supporting the Marcellus ...
2-tier wage system on table as GE, union prepare to bargainGoErie.comA big reason can be found in Muncie, Ind., where industrial giant Caterpillar Inc. has begun work on a new locomotive plant for Progress Rail, a Caterpillar subsidiary that operates Electro-Motive Diesel, a GE competitor. Caterpillar is raising the ...

Increased rail shipments indicate economic growthFort Wayne Journal GazetteThrough April 11, CSX had gained 18 percent this year; Union Pacific was up 3 percent. Manufacturing output, which makes up 75 percent of all industrial production, rose 0.6 percent in February, the eighth consecutive monthly increase, according to Fed ...

Niles Canyon RailwayNew York TimesNiles Canyon Railway is operated by a 900-member volunteer organization, the Pacific Locomotive Association. The group staffs the depots and train rides, teaching aspiring railroaders to be conductors, brakemen, firemen and engineers. ...

Warren County leaders OK railroad contract with new operatorGlens Falls Post-StarQUEENSBURY -- Warren County supervisors on Friday approved a contract with a new operator for the county railroad, but not before several supervisors raised concerns, which included the safety history of the operator. The county Board of Supervisors ...

Greenbrier Announces Results to Date of Tender Offer and Consent ...PR-USA.netGreenbrier builds new railroad freight cars in its three manufacturing ... ability to obtain suitable contracts for the sale of leased equipment and risks ...

Freight transfer facility planning expansionCitizens VoiceThe Scranton-based company was until recently solely focused on intermodal services for Canadian Pacific and Norfolk Southern Railroads. Its new venture in Dickson City is served by the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad Co. Inc. For information on jobs, ...

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