U S Railroad News 2010-09-16 05:27:00

Congress to examine trickle down of rail rates The Associated Press… railroads operating in the US They include Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe in the West; Norfolk Southern and CSX in the East; Kansas City …

Costly new regulations annoy railroads Bizjournals.comThe railroad industry’s concern is that proposed legislation by Sen. … and removing antitrust exemptions would make railroads more competitive. …

CN aims to improve efficiency with suppliers Montreal GazetteBy Robert Gibbens, Montreal Gazette September 15, 2010 Claude Mongeau, CEO of Canadian National Railway Co., urged supply chain partners Wednesday to work …

Shippers Frustrated With Rail Service CA Valley Voice“The service on the line is currently so bad that traffic continues to be diverted from rail to truck. It is hoped that the project can move forward fast …

RailAmerica`s total freight carload rises on stronger demand for …Proactive Investors USA & CanadaRailAmerica, Inc (NYSE:RA), the owner and operator of short line and regional freight railroads in North America reported that is moved 3.6% more freight …

US rail outlook: cloudy with a chance of murky Jane’s From his perch as executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF), Lanigan gets an eagle-eye look at …

Amtrak defends ouster of watchdog Washington TimesBy Jim McElhatton Amtrak officials are defending their handling of the unexpected departure last year of longtime Inspector General Fred Weiderhold, …

Canadian Pacific signals employees ratify a three-year agreement. DigitalJournal.com (press release)The renewed collective agreement, which covers Canadian Pacific’s 400 employees who maintain railway signal systems, provides a six per cent wage increase …

Farmers investigating rail line purchases Winnipeg Free Press The province is providing $48000 to two rural, farmer-owned railway companies that are considering purchasing local, short-line rail lines. …

Railroad car volume sets new record Wyoming Business ReportBy Business Report Staff WASHINGTON — The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported last week that rail carload volume set a new 2010 record for the …

2 members of embattled Public Belt Railroad board submit resignations NOLA.comAt the request of Mayor Mitch Landrieu, two members of the embattled New Orleans Public Belt Railroad board have submitted letters of resignation and at …