U S Railroad News 2010-08-23 07:05:00

New Amtrak Cascades train exceeds ridership goals The Columbian By The Columbian After one year in operation, the first direct, round-trip Amtrak train between Portland and Vancouver, BC, has topped its expectations. …

Port of Miami puts rail project on fast track MiamiHerald.com The overhaul plans mark a historic upgrade for the Port of Miami, which is considered a gateway to cargo traffic to and from Latin American and the …

Senator seeks millions for new railroad district LA AbbevilleNow.com Nick Gautreaux recently passed Senate Bill 395 which creates the Vermilion and Iberia Railroad Development District. It is a big week for the parish because …

Ridership on Amtrak’s Keystone line rose to record 1.28 million trips last year Patriot-News Amtrak’s ridership on its Keystone line has increased every year since 2006, when the rail line invested in infrastructure to make it faster, smoother, …

Huron Central rail line update SooToday.com Marie to Sudbury rail line is pleased to announce an extension of the existing interim agreement under which the Huron Central Railway (HCR) operates the …

Working on the railroad Attleboro Sun Chronicle The locomotive engineer, who completed training in July, operates routes to and from South Station. (Photo by Michael Gelbwasser) NORTON – David Gookin’s …

RSA takes control of Colbert County railcar plant WAFF By Trang Do – bio email COLBERT COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – Help is on the way for a financially-troubled Colbert County railcar plant. The Retirement Systems of …

Debut of Columbia Star Dinner Train to be delayed until middle of next month fox4kc.com(AP) — Train enthusiasts will have to wait until sometime next month to take dining excursions from Columbia to a town about 20 miles away. …

Vintage passenger train passes by Mercury-Register It was composed of 14 coaches, some with vista domes on the old California Zephyr line, pulled by two large Amtrak engines. The trip originated Friday …