U S Railroad News 2010-08-25 06:01:00

Union Pacific begins $9M rail upgrade The Business Journal Union Pacific Corp. is spending $9 million to improve the freight railroad track between Milwaukee and Dodge County. The 40-mile project between Milwaukee …

Petition for Waiver of Compliance Trading Markets The Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) seeks a modification to its waiver … move freight cars received in interchange from Kansas City Southern de Mexico …

US northeast rail services halted in morning rush Reuters The outage also halted service on commuter rail lines in New Jersey, southeastern Pennsylvania and Maryland, all of which use Amtrak tracks and power. …

West Chester railroad looks to stay on right track Delaware County Daily Times By GRETCHEN METZ, Special to the Times WEST CHESTER — Staying on track is not an easy task for a tourist railroad, especially one that so far does not …

Port District gets grant to build RR tracks Alton Telegraph By SANFORD J. SCHMIDT GRANITE CITY – US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was in town Monday to announce a $6 million grant to build railroad tracks that …

Motive Power requests change in permit Examiner.com Motive Power Inc., of Boise, has requested a change in its air quality permit that regulates emissions from its diesel-electric locomotives and locomotive …

Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation Reports on Norfolk …Trading Markets (press release)A critical choke point on Norfolk Southern’s Crescent Corridor has been eliminated with a reconfigured rail junction near Front Royal, Va., according to a …

Short-line operator Watco joins AAR – Related Stories – AAR SmartBrief Watco Transportation Services, which runs 22 short-line railroads in 18 states, has joined the Association of American Railroads. Two Watco railroads have …