Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Union Pacific, Idahoan Foods want to toss disputeForbesUnion Pacific and Idahoan Foods asked Friday that a federal judge throw out their dispute over a 2009 derailment the railroad claimed was caused by dehydrated mashed potato product. A motion filed by the companies' attorneys in US District Court in ...

Savage & Kansas City Southern Enter into Joint Development ...Savage Companies and The Kansas City Southern Railway Company Savage & Kansas City Southern Enter into Joint Development Agreement to Construct a Unit Train ...

Rail agreement brings more trains, faster commute timesN.C. State University Technician OnlineArea train riders can look forward to more reliable trains and faster commute times thanks to an agreement between NC and Norfolk Southern Railway Co., NC Railroad Co., and Amtrak. The agreement, approved by the Federal Railroad Administration, ...

GE Transportation to consider out-of-town expansionGoErie.comZaczyk said logic would suggest the company would use an alternate location to do final assembly work, much like the arrangement that's been used in foreign countries that have purchased locomotive kits built in Lawrence Park. Operating a second plant ...

KCS Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference ...Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. ...

Railroads intend to abandon track in BentonCorvallis Gazette TimesThe Union Pacific owns the former Southern Pacific track, and W&P leases it. The filing is a combined environmental and historic report, which state rail planner Robert I. Melbo said is in preparation for a petition to be allowed to abandon the line. ...

Rail dispute is about keeping agreementsThe Tand D.comThe state plan, which violates the memorandum of understanding reached between the state of South Carolina and the city of North Charleston, would not only harm the Noisette development, it would also harm all of the other non-industrial and industrial ...

UP Foundation backs exhibitOmaha World-HeraldBy Tim Johnson DES MOINES — The Union Pacific Railroad Foundation has donated $20000 in support of a traveling museum exhibit about Iowans and the Civil War. “The Fiery Trial: Iowa and the Civil War” is housed in a 32-foot trailer and is part of the ...

Norfolk Southern Announces 2011 Investor and Financial Analyst ConferencePR Newswire (press release)NORFOLK, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will hold its 2011 Investor and Financial Analyst Conference on June 8 for active buy- and sell-side analysts as well as the company's largest shareholders at the ...

City Could Rebid V&M Rail Work SoonYoungstown Business JournalBy George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The city should be able to rebid the railroad relocation project tied into V&M Star's $650 million expansion project within the next week and a half. The Federal Highway Administration is reviewing the revised ...

Amtrak announces track installation starts on Saturday for central Illinois ...The RepublicAP CHICAGO — Amtrak says 96 miles of tracks and a quarter-million railroad ties are being installed starting Saturday in central Illinois for future high-speed rail service. The work will take place from Elkhart, north of Springfield, to Dwight. ...

Future of Aroostook County Rail Service Uncertain, Despite Court RulingMPBN NewsDutton describes the relationship as "awful, unlike anything he had ever seen" and so bad that when Twin Rivers people had to go visit the railroad, one MMA executive was forced to go outside and sit in a car. "At the end of the day, it stops with the ...

Anheuser-Busch shuts down 'beer railroad' after 124-year runGreenfield Daily ReporterIt was a shortline railroad operating less than 14 miles of track and providing service between the brewery and other railroads just across the river into ...

Norfolk Southern sees new business in hauling coal fly ashThe Virginian-PilotAmong other things, the presentation showcases the railroad's safety record, its experience in dealing with the TVA spill and several utility clients around the country, as well as the environmental advantages of tackling such a project by rail instead ...

CSX Corporation Reinforces its Commitment to the Environment with Launch of ...PR Newswire (press release)JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation today commences a search for the next big environmental idea with The Tomorrow Moves Project contest on Facebook. The company is encouraging individuals to "like" its Facebook page and ...

Union Pacific Railroad to Host Public Open House April 21, 2011 at ...April 21 FREE Public Open House by Union Pacific RR - "Safety Express". The City of Joliet joins Union Pacific Railroad UP CARES representatives and ...

New CTA rail cars tested on Purple LineChicago TribuneAP New rail cars are to be tested on another line of the Chicago Transit Authority. The CTA says ten of the 5000-series prototype rail cars will be on the Purple Line starting Monday. CTA officials say they want to see how the rail cars perform under ...


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