U S Railroad News 2010-08-18 06:44:00

Union Pacific Railroad Invests $16.5 Million to Upgrade Track in …By NewsDesk Union Pacific Railroad will enhance rail efficiency in the eastern part of Oregon by investing approximately $16.5 million to improve its rail line that runs.

Funds approved for New Haven-Springfield line, not for new Metro-North cars Ct Post When asked about the total cost of the project, DOT Commissioner Jeffrey Parker said the prospective $480 million in state bonding and federal rail funding …

Aid Requests for 2010 Rail Grants Flood DOTThe Journal of Commerce OnlineAlthough the DOT bills these as “high-speed rail” grants, most of the money is going into routes used by regular Amtrak trains, either to expand their range …

Union Pacific pays $17M over NorCal wildfire costs San Jose Mercury News Union Pacific Railroad Co. has paid more than $17 million for damages and the cost to put out a 6500-acre Plumas National Forest wildfire in 2008. …

Report issued on landfill railroad PA Centre Daily Times The line would serve businesses, including the municipal waste landfill and industrial park another company wants to build in the northern corner of Rush …

Capitol Corridor seeks funds to improve service to Placer County Bizjournals.com Union Pacific Railroad said it will commit $10.3 million to the $51.1 million project linking Roseville and Reno. Both projects are included in the state …

CN Rail employees get class action status Toronto Sun By QMI Agency An Ontario judge has granted a group of Canadian National Railway Co. employees class action status in a dispute for unpaid overtime. …

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad pricing gamble didn’t account for recession NOLA.com View full sizeChris Granger, The Times-PicayuneOverall train revenue for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad in 2009 was just $15 million, …