Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Rail Traffic Moderates, But Continues to GrowSeeking AlphaRail traffic has moderated a bit in recent weeks, but it still showing signs of growth. According to the latest from the AAR carloads logged a 1.6% growth rate YoY while intermodal traffic logged a 6.3% rate of growth. More via the AAR: The Association ...

Railroads chugging hard to add trackSioux City JournalBut Nebraska's two major rail carriers, Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, are caught up in record spending by the freight rail industry on new tracks and other infrastructure improvements in 2011. It's happening at a time of easing ...

Updated locomotives going north to AlaskaTheNewsTribune.comA Tenino-based locomotive builder, Global Locomotive, said it has delivered its fifth updated narrow gauge diesel locomotive to the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway in Skagway, Alaska. A Tenino-based locomotive builder, Global Locomotive, ...

CSX announces more investmentsMartinsburg JournalMARTINSBURG - CSX railroad announced earlier this week that it will invest an additional $160 million to expand and improve tunnels in West Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia as part of its National Gateway project. The Sandy Hook, Md., ...

New short-line railroad brings $3M track upgrade, high hopes The ...The recently initiated expansion of the short-line railroad that serves most of Autauga County's industrial concerns might not be on a par with the driving ...

Hampton Roads would benefit from CSX rail expansionThe Virginian-PilotBy Robert McCabe CSX Corp., the nation's third-largest railroad, is investing an additional $160 million to complete its National Gateway project, a planned double-stack rail route connecting mid-Atlantic ports with the Midwest. ...

Union Pacific Railroad Opens New Rail Yard in Western Wyoming ...OMAHA, Neb., May 19, 2011 –Union Pacific Railroad representatives, customers and community leaders from western Wyoming today officially opened a new $24 ...

All Aboard: Connecticut Eastern Railroad MuseumPatch.comA full replica of the original Gallows Signal that controlled trains at the Bridge Street junction in Willimantic was dedicated May 21 at the CT Eastern Railroad Museum. In its railroad heyday from 1850-1950, Willimantic hosted 50 trains a day on three ...

Toyota Logistics Services Recognizes Union Pacific for Outstanding ServicePR Newswire (press release)OMAHA, Neb., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific Railroad was honored for its dedication to customer service by Toyota Logistics Services at the Logistics Partners Meeting at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort in Newport Beach, Calif., ...

Heritage Railroad sale completedOak RidgerBy Staff reports The Community Reuse Organization and the US Department of Energy have successfully completed another reindustrialization project as EnergySolutions took full ownership of Heritage Railroad. This completed a partial sale of the railroad ...

US Railroad Industry Outlook - May 2011Zacks.com(UNP - Analyst Report), Kansas City Southern (KSU - Analyst Report), CSX Corp. (CSX - Analyst Report), Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC - Analyst Report), Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP - Analyst Report) and Canadian National Railway Co. ...

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