U S Railroad News 2010-09-18 08:03:00

09/17/2010 DOT Digest: Secretary LaHood Announces $1 Million in High-Speed Rail Grants for Georgia, Kansas

Short Lines Haul Most Intermodal Loads of 2010 Journal of Commerce North American short lines originated more intermodal loads in the week ending Sept. 11 than any other time this year despite the fact…

Galesburg lands $79 million to improve road and rails WQAD That waiting is on the way out. Gov. Pat Quinn unveiling the huge project. One that’s designed to reduce rail and roadside congestion. …

CSX Terminal in Ohio to Bypass Chicago Journal of Commerce CSX will open its Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal in early 2011 to bypass Chicago’s congestion.

$98M Illinois high-speed rail project breaks ground St. Louis Business JournalA $98 million stimulus-funded project has kicked off to upgrade the 90 miles of Union Pacific railroad track between Alton and Lincoln in preparation for …

Rail traffic shows signs of economic recovery Fort Worth Star Telegram In its monthly compilation of railroad and economic data, the American Association of Railroads shows average weekly railroad traffic grew sharply in the …

Railway museum buys land parcel to expand Berkshire Eagle By Tony Dobrowolski, Berkshire Eagle Staff LENOX — The Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum on Housatonic Street has paid $550000 for an adjacent parcel of land …