U S Railroad News 2010-07-22 05:09:00

$2 million in federal funding for Northern Columbia Basin Railroad Project ...I-Newswire.com (press release)For more information, contact Tim Kelly or Pat Boss of Columbia Basin Railroad at 509-453-9166. The Northern Columbia Basin Railroad Project is a critical ...

Railway to Test Montana Biodiesel - Domestic Fuel By Cindy Zimmerman On July 17, BNSF Railway celebrated the official start of the project where Montana State University-Northern's Bio-Energy Center will test biodiesel produced by Earl Fisher Biofuels in one of two BNSF Railway switch engines used at the ...

Stockton Terminal & Eastern: Short line with long historyStockton Terminal & Eastern #1 at Travel Town in LA. The Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad is a shortline in Stockton that connects the Union Pacific ...

Camp Case Railroad to rehabilitate old Ohio bridge Progressive Rail Roading The short line will provide $75000 to fund work to the bridge's concrete and steel structure, and complete painting and sealing work to restore the bridge's ...


U S Railroad News 2010-07-21 06:57:00

Union Pacific, Illinois Agree on High-Speed Passenger Rail Plan BusinessWeek July 20 (Bloomberg) -- Union Pacific Corp., the biggest US railroad, and the state of Illinois agreed to begin construction in September of the first US ...

Va., Amtrak launch new train service Washington Post (blog)Virginia rail officials along with Amtrak launched the second state-funded intercity passenger train Tuesday in an effort to expand mass-transit options ...

Logistics News: Upcoming Requirement for Rail Safety May Bleed Capital Badly ...Supply Chain Digest PTC can be summarized as a collision avoidance system that is centered in the locomotive. “The system works by monitoring the vehicle's location and a ...

Bay Coast Railroad receives prestigious award at meeting Tasley Eastern Shore News CAPE CHARLES VA--At Norfolk Southern Corporation's annual Short Line Railroad Meeting in Roanoke on July 12-13, the Bay Coast Railroad, which is headquartered ...

Norfolk Southern Almost Ready To Break Ground Memphis Daily News Norfolk Southern Corp. is about to clear the final hurdle needed to begin work on its Rossville intermodal terminal, where cargo containers will be ...

Raising an iron giant Pioneer Press MN The steam locomotive was lifted to allow the removal of its eight massive drive wheels, which will be re-lathed after becoming out-of-round. ...


U S Railroad News 2010-07-20 06:46:00

GATX Deploys Low-Emission Genset Locomotive Journal of Commerce Rail equipment lessor GATX took delivery of a low-emission “genset” switcher locomotive from Wabtec's MotivePower unit.

CSX Profit Soars Journal of Commerce Michael Ward, chairman, president and CEO of CSX, has plenty of reason to sound cheerful after reporting a 36 percent jump in net profit, to $414 million, for the second quarter. The operator of one of the nation's largest freight ...

All aboard: Ohio Central Railroad hiring Zanesville Times Recorder BY KATHIE DICKERSON • Staff Writer • July 20, 2010 COSHOCTON -- Rail traffic is up from 2009, and as a result, Ohio Central Railroad is looking to hire an ...

Event in Waterloo, Iowa, to Demonstrate Railroad Diesel Emission Reduction ...U.S. EPA.gov (press release)“This project is expected to eliminate 220 tons of air pollutants, including 194 tons of nitrogen oxides, 10 tons of particulate matter and 14 tons of ...

New Richmond Train Service Begins This Week WTVR Amtrak Virginia expands daily round-trip service between Richmond, Washington DC and points north along the Northeast Corridor. RICHMOND - Beginning Tuesday ...

Port of Montreal Locks Out Longshoremen Journal of Commerce Container lines scheduled to call at the port redirected ships to other ports, according to the Port of Montreal, and Canadian National Railway suspended rail service at the port...

Railroad memorandum OK'd GA, Newton Citizen COVINGTON — A memorandum of understanding regarding the Norfolk Southern rail line has now been approved by the cities of Oxford, Mansfield, Porterdale and ...

Economy slows railcar plant production WAFF BARTON, AL - The slow economy is taking a toll on a new railcar plant in Northwest Alabama. National Alabama Corp is in the Barton community of ...

Union Pacific conductor Stephen Montgomery wants to save Bakersfield, Calif ... Examiner.com Union Pacific Railroad is willing to sell its aging, weather-beaten station in east Bakersfield, Calif., but so far it has received no offers. ...


U S Railroad News 2010-07-19 06:03:00

Railway VP: No sale is pending MS Natchez DemocratBy Emily Lane (Contact) The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — Those who have been workin' on the railroad issue in Natchez can feel safe — for now. ...

CSX sees recovery in a few years Polk County Democrat By SAMANTHA BOMKAMP AP NEW YORK (AP) — The top executive at CSX Corp., the nation's third largest railroad, on Tuesday predicted it could take another year ...

Coal company owner of new railway PA Daily American OnlineBy TIFFANY WRIGHT PBS Coals has invested in its own stretch of railroad, and this summer work on the project is complete. The Friedens company now has a ...

Modern locomotive power for MD & W. railway International Falls Daily Journal The staccato bark of diesel locomotives has been a familiar sound in International Falls and Fort Frances since 1949 when Mando acquired two new General ...

Proposal to replace Princeton's longtime 'Dinky' train with bus line saddens ...NJ.com A proposal has been floated to replace the 145-year-old Dinky line, which predates the Orient Express and provides the shortest regularly scheduled commuter ...

VRE cuts 8 Amtrak trains from its schedule WTKR NewsChannel 3 Eight Amtrak trains will no longer be available to Virginia Railway Express passengers as the commuter rail line tweaks its schedule. ...

Havre Daily News - Breaking news: BNSF celebrates biodiesel testing“I think it's something we're all excited about,” said Beau Price, superintendent of BNSF's diesel shop in Havre, during the 7:30 a.m. kick-off. ...

Amtrak excursion coming down the rail to Bluefield this fall Bluefield Daily Telegraph... BLUEFIELD WV— Rail enthusiasts of the region and beyond will have an opportunity to climb on board a “Fall Foliage Amtrak Excursion” train on Sunday, Nov ...

Virginia City rail line a blast from the past San Francisco Chronicle The storied Queen of the Short Lines was built during the Bonanza (mining, not TV) era and ran from Reno to Carson City and on to the Comstock Lode. ...


U S Railroad News 2010-07-17 06:01:00

Union Pacific CEO meets with Wyoming employees KDLY/KOVE By Glenn Lemons(AP) – Union Pacific CEO Jim Young has held a. private meeting with railroad employees in southwest Wyoming. ...

New inter-city Amtrak train starts Tuesday Inside NoVA After the nation's capital, the train will serve stops along Amtrak's busy Northeast Corridor, including New York, and will terminate in Boston. ...

GE Transportation quarterly profits down; new orders up GoErie.com That figure includes a near quadrupling of equipment orders, to $663 million, driven by North American locomotive orders scheduled for delivery in 2013 and ...

MBTA to purchase 20 new trains Daily News Tribune Still, an independent review last fall found the MBTA faces at least a $1.9 billion commuter rail deficit through fiscal 2014, with a backlog of 186 ...

Ohio eyes phase 2 of rail plan Toledo Blade The Ohio Rail Development Commission has signed a $7.8 million contract with AECOM, a Los Angeles engineering firm, to assess what would need to be done to ...

Canadian National Railway has the Best Relative Performance in the Railroads ...Comtex Smartrend... Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) ranks second with a gain of 2.15%; and Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) ranks third with a gain of 0.87%. ...

Wabash Station celebrates its 100th anniversary Columbia Missourian He told of how before the railroad people had to get around on horseback, in a carriage or on foot. He said that in 1910 a car trip to St. Louis would have ...