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. …