Monday, May 9, 2011


Overheated bearings on rail car caused Wednesday's derailment, fire near PortlandOregonLive.comThe train derailment and collision that caused a large fire along US 30 Wednesday was caused by overheated wheel bearings on one of the rail cars that then fell off the tracks. Ron Russ, president and general manager of the Portland & Western Railroad,

American Railcar gets $10M deal to build railcars in IndiaBizjournals.comAmerican Railcar Industries Inc. said it landed a $9.6 million contract from Indian Railways Research Designs and Standards Organization to design and develop railcars for service in India. Under this agreement, American Railcar (Nasdaq: ARII) will ...
Siemens sues BNSF over damaged windmill bladesKansas.comSiemens is seeking $3.2 million from BNSF Railway. Siemens Energy has filed a lawsuit against BNSF Railway seeking compensation for a cargo of damaged windmill blades. In the lawsuit filed in US District Court in Kansas City, Kan., Siemens alleges that ...

CN Rail secures $800 mln credit lineReutersMay 6 (Reuters) - Canadian National Railway Co replaced its $1 billion credit facility, due to expire in October, with a new $800 million four-year facility. CN, Canada's biggest railway, said the new facility, co-led by Bank of Nova Scotia, ...

Trains pick up speed in ManassasInside NoVABy KEITH WALKER Starting next week, Norfolk Southern trains will be blowing through town a little bit faster. The railroad line announced Thursday that six crossings in Manassas would be affected by the changes that go into effect May 12. ...


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