U S Railroad News 2010-08-26 05:33:00

Six States Submit TIGER II Grant Application for Norfolk Southern’s Crescent …PR Newswire (press release)“On behalf of Norfolk Southern, I commend and thank our partners for their recognition of the value the Crescent Corridor offers their states,” said CEO …

Public Belt Railroad commissioners to consider suspension for free-wheeling chief NOLA.com The board that oversees the beleaguered New Orleans Public Belt Railroad on Thursday is scheduled to consider whether to suspend its top administrator …

Work on Kellar Branch signals historic day for project IL Peoria Journal StarBob Larabee of Unitrac Railroad Materials shakes a rail free from ties Wednesday while starting to remove rails from the Kellar Branch south of Pioneer …

Port of Coos Bay gets $7.8 million state grant for railroad work OregonLive.com The Coos Bay Railroad Rehabilitation project was ranked third out of 41 projects in the running for $97 million in lottery-backed bonds slated for …

Greenbrier gets $130 mln railcar deal, shares riseReutersN), and railroad operators BNSF and Union Pacific (UNP.N). In April, the company acquired a lease portfolio of nearly 4000 railcars along with private …

Stuffed US grain elevators brace for huge harvestReuters… be how efficiently those trains move in and out of the export terminals,” said Paul Hammes, a vice president of ag products with Union Pacific rail. …