U S Railroad News 2010-08-10 08:38:00

Norfolk & Western president kept railroad alive in Roanoke Roanoke Times As president of the Norfolk & Western Railway from 1970 to 1981, Fishwick is perhaps best remembered for negotiating a merger with the Southern Railway to …

Canada, province commit C$30 million to shortline railway …Marie MP Tony Martin has confirmed from federal Transportation Minister John Baird that $15 million earmarked for the northeastern Ontario shortline railway …

Patriot Rail Corp. Reaches Agreement to Purchase Weyerhaeuser …Business Wire(“Patriot”), a privately-held short line and regional freight railroad holding company, today announced that it has agreed in principle to purchase the …

Gainesville Midland, CSX merge Examiner.com The STB on Friday gave CSX the okay to merge its wholly owned subsidiary, Gainesville Midland Railroad Co. into the parent firm. …

BNSF Net Jumps 49 Percent to $603 Million Journal of Commerce BNSF Railway posted a $603 million net income for the second quarter, up 49.3 percent from a year earlier as revenue rose 23.5 percent to $4.094 billion.

Amtrak breaks ground on Illinois intermodal facilityProgressive Rail Roading Amtrak and the town of Normal, Ill., recently broke ground on a multi-modal transportation center. The 68000-square-foot facility will serve as a station …

Rail Traffic increases 4.1% in July compared to July 2009 Investing Contrarian As the graph above shows, rail traffic collapsed in November 2008, and now, a year into the recovery, traffic has only recovered part way. …

Train jumps track in Gold Hill, but historic railroad stays open Reno Gazette Journal By Tammy Krikorian • tkrikorian@rgj.com • August 10, 2010 The short line of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad remained in operation Monday despite a …

TRAIN DERAILS: An Iowa Interstate Railroad train derailed Monday morning …WHO-TV Four cars of an Iowa Interstate Railroad train came off the tracks and landed on their side Monday. As a result Dean Avenue just east of Sleepy Hollow and …