U S Railroad News 2010-09-03 06:59:00

Rail Traffic At Highest Level Since 2008 istockAnalyst.com (press release)2, 2010 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported weekly rail traffic continues to set records with US railroads posting their highest …

Broad Demand Lifts Bulk Rail Volume to 2010 Peak The Journal of Commerce Online… week at major railroads, and RMI said its RailConnect report showed the strongest traffic since April at North American short line railroads. The Aug. …

Lease Agreement For Railroad Project PA WFMZ Allentown The commissioners approved what’s essentially a ten year lease with Eastern Berks Gateway Railroad this morning. A few repairs are needed. …

Railcar Company Contract WETM-TV Hornell, NY – The Alstom Railcar Plant in Hornell has laid off about 500 workers due to a lack of contracts. The remainder of its employees continue to be …

US Transportation Secretary announces $3.6 million for Michigan rail projectSteelOrbis (registration)“Improving railroad infrastructure, including stations, is a vital part of our high-speed intercity passenger rail program,” said Federal Railroads …

KCS Predicts 20 Percent Revenue Growth Journal of Commerce Railroad says network completely recovered from Hurricane Alex. Kansas City Southern, the smallest of the North American Class I carriers, predicts second-half 2010 revenue growth of nearly 20 percent and says its rail lines have “fully …

Norfolk Southern to Cut Carbon Footprint 10% by 2014 Environmental LeaderNorfolk Southern has set a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per revenue ton-mile 10 percent by 2014, using 2009 as a baseline. …