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. …