Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Top Rails Add 935 Workers to US OperationsThe Journal of Commerce OnlineIt does not include hiring by hundreds of short line railroads, by passenger or excursion rail services, or count the workforce in Canada or Mexico of Class ...

Rail spur to link Davenport industrial park to EldridgeQuad City TimesThe property sales are likely to be completed by the end of the summer, said Liz Murray Tallman, vice president of regional business development for Quad-Cities First. “Getting rail is what the larger industrial sites need,” she said, declining to name ...

Freight train collision kills 2 in N.C.CBS NewsFirefighters try to extinguish a fire after a pair of freight trains collided south of Charlotte, NC, May 24, 2011. (CBS/WBTV-TV) CSX spokesman Bob Sullivan said the locomotives were traveling through Mineral Springs when one train struck the other ...

Rail line might not be sold to ethanol investorsDaily RepublicThe board also will consider Thursday whether to lease the line in the meantime to the Napa-Platte Regional Railroad Authority and sublease the line to the Dakota Southern Railway Co. Dakota Southern was one of five companies that have submitted ...

Tourism train back on trackPueblo ChieftainFiremen last June battle a trestle fire along the tourist train's line near ... ANTONITO — Life for the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad should be back to ...

Crews Clear Bangor Railroad Tracks After DerailmentWABIby Catherine Pegram - May 24th 2011 10:48pm - Read more Local News Bangor - Crews have finally been able to clear the railroad tracks behind Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after a train derailment over the weekend. A spokesperson for Pan-Am ...

Freight Rail Traffic To Increase By 80-100% By Mid-CenturyAltTransportAs Surface Transportation Board commissioner Francis Mulvey explains, Many factors determine rail traffic levels and market share. Since Staggers [the 1980 law that partly deregulated railroads], the rail share of intercity ton miles has grown from ...

Canadian Pacific's 2816 Empress Steam Train Launches Summer Tour Benefiting ...Canada NewsWire (press release)Built by Montreal Locomotive Works in December 1930, the CP 2816 Empress is a class H1b Hudson-type steam locomotive. It is now the only surviving H1b Hudson and is one of only a handful of preserved and operating Canadian Pacific steam locomotives in ...

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