Tuesday, May 31, 2011

AAR Reports Continued Steady Weekly Rail Traffic Results AAR.orgWASHINGTON, D.C. – May 26, 2011 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported steady results in weekly rail traffic with U.S. railroads ...

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad governance overhaul under wayNOLA.comBy Times-Picayune Staff Of all the facets of city government he inherited a year ago, the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad has perhaps caused Mayor Mitch Landrieu the most head-scratching. View full sizeEllis Lucia, The Times-Picayune archiveThe logo ...

Intermodal Container Volume Hits 2011 HighThe Journal of Commerce OnlineIntermodal rail traffic for US Class 1 railroads grew 8.7 percent year-over-year in the week ending May May 21, including a 10.2 percent gain in intermodal container loads to a new 2011 high, according to the Association of American Railroads. ...

Neptune plans coal terminal upgradeNorth Shore NewsThe $65-million investment also includes a $6.5 million mechanical rail car positioning system, designed to move trains quietly on the site, and a $12 million power-system upgrade. All of the projects are expected to be completed next year. ...

Tampa port building rail tracks to haul loads, cut truck trafficTbo.com"Tampa will be the only port in Florida with a 'unit-train' rail terminal on its dock," said Richard Wainio, the Tampa port director. Wainio proposed converting the original plan to handle ethanol rail shipments to include the capability to handle ...

Tourist Train Reopens, But Not The Full RouteKRWG 90.7NEW MEXICO (krwg) - The summer season for the historic Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad kicked off this weekend. But the long-awaited reopening of the ...

Rail orders at 13-year high validate BuffettBend BulletinBy Bloomberg News NEW YORK — Rail-car orders rose to the highest level in more than 13 years, showing a strengthening economic recovery and confirming the “all-in wager” by Warren Buffett in buying Burlington Northern Santa Fe. ...

ALSTOM : becomes shareholder of Transmashholding and joins the Russian ...4-traders (press release)The companies are currently working on the joint development of the EP20 double-systems passenger electrical locomotive and the 2ES5 asynchronous mainline freight electrical locomotive. Employing Alstom's latest technology, the locomotives are designed ...

Bids awarded, launching railroad project into gearDaily RepublicThe South Dakota State Railroad Board awarded final bids Thursday at its board meeting in Mitchell to throw a railroad refurbishing project into full swing. Department of Transportation railroad transportation specialist Lynn Kennison, left, ...

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