U S Railroad News 2010-08-24 07:55:00

LIRR Crippled by Small Fire Wall Street Journal By ANDREW GROSSMAN And KAVITA MOKHA The Long Island Rail Road planned to cancel a one-quarter of its usual Tuesday morning service after a small electrical …

DOT, West Virginia Sign First of Short Line Accords Journal of …The Department of Transportation signed an accord with West Virginia to begin work on Appalachian freight short line railroads.

State speeds train spending Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The project’s price tag isn’t changing. Instead, Gov. Jim Doyle’s administration is hustling to move forward with the planned passenger rail line between …

Railcar industry watching for M&A impact from recovery Financial Times Among them, American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ: ARII) is keeping cash on hand for bolt-on opportunities, Amsted Rail continues to pursue international …

National Gateway planners promote intermodal route at Maryland event Progressive Rail Roading intermodal corridor initiative, would provide “significant” economic benefits to the state of Maryland,” said Sharon Daboin, CSX Transportation’s resident …

Train engineers dodge dangerous situations daily ABC7Chicago.com It’s a sight Metra engineers see every day as people take risks to catch a train or beat one at the crossing. The dangerous behavior is nothing new, …

Virginia Railway Express can sell railcars and locomotives to the Army Washington Post By Jennifer Buske The Virginia Railway Express Operations Board has given commuter-rail officials the green light to sell rail cars and locomotives to the …

Norfolk Southern to Sell 100-Year Bonds Epoch Times By By Antonio Perez/Epoch Times StaffNorfolk Southern Corp. on Monday said they plan to sell $100 million in 100-year maturity bonds.

Getting historic cars back on track Centre Daily Times Along with the snow plow and caboose restorations and insurance costs, thousands of dollars are needed to help restore two Rail Diesel Cars built in the …