U S Railroad News 2010-08-28 06:35:00

Union Pacific Employees On Board for Safety Safety.BLR.com Union Pacific Railroad employees achieved the best first half of the year safety performance in company history. For the period January 1 through June 30, …

Railroad traffic shows economic pickup underway Gerson Lehrman Group The weekly railroad traffic reports from the American Association of Railroads are one of the timeliest indicators of economic activity, and the numbers in …

Rail Traffic Hits Another Yearly High Seeking Alpha (blog) Further, Canadian/Mexican traffic dipped slightly for the week meaning there was even more strength in the US numbers that what the 1200 railcar gain would …

Kansas tells Amtrak to slow down on parts of railroad tracks in western Kansas fox4kc.com(AP) — BNFS Railway has told Amtrak to slow down its trains on segments of deteriorating tracks in parts of western Kansas. BNFS, which owns the lines and …

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad to celebrate 40th anniversary this week Conejos County Citizen ANTONITO — In a time when your vehicle is outdated before it’s paid for, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TSRR) is keeping the past alive on the …

CSXT Enters Rail Security Partnership with Alabama PR Newswire (press release)“CSX and the State of Alabama are committed to securing our citizens, visitors and critical infrastructure,” said Brock Long, Director of Alabama Emergency …

Tulare Co. short-line rail track in jeopardy Fresno Bee Losing the tracks “throws a monkey wrench” into a long-range plan for a short-line rail from Bakersfield to Stockton, he said. San Joaquin Valley Railroad …

FreightCar America CFO is leaving BusinessWeek Nagel will be replaced by Joseph E. McNeely, 45, who has spent the last 10 years in the railcar industry. Most recently, he was vice president at Mitsui …

Short line railroads see traffic on the rise [Brotherhood of …WASHINGTON, D.C. — North American short line and regional railroads are reporting freight traffic gains on the rise since mid-summer, a contrast to the wave …

Coos Bay Rail Line Project Creates New Jobs KEZI TV The first project will upgrade the Port of Coos Bay Railroad. The $7.8 million project will upgrade the rail line, including investments in swing-span …

New rail line under construction near ADM plant IA Ethanol Producer MagazineThe railway has stayed in close contact with ADM employees, both at its corporate offices and the Cedar Rapids plant, on the topic of increased traffic and …

V&T Railroad extends Carson City to Virginia City operations through Dec. 18 Carson Now The Virginia & Truckee Railroad will extend its 2010 season to include new “Colors in the Canyon” train rides and will continue Saturday rides through Dec. …