U S Railroad News 2010-09-23 06:43:00

Union Pacific trains to speed up in eastern Neb. BusinessWeekUnion Pacific Corp. freight trains will soon begin moving faster through the eastern Nebraska cities of Grand Island and Columbus. The Omaha-based railroad …

Broken pipe caused train derailment Rutland HeraldVermont Railway President David Wulfson said late Wednesday that rail workers determined a pipe under one of the train cars broke, got caught in the tracks …

Freight Railroads Throw a Switch on Obama’s Rail Plans …By Mark Reutter Freight railroad executives have complained that passenger trains disrupt operating practices, delay freight traffic, and present safety risks. And from Amtrak’s perspective, a government report found that poor performance by freight …

CP Rail Says It Will Benefit From Growing Potash DemandNASDAQ… is developing a new terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert in northern British Columbia. That port is served exclusively by Canadian National Railway Co. …

GE Transportation Addresses Toughest Rail Challenges at InnoTrans 2010MarketWatch (press release)BERLIN, Sep 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — GE Transportation presents its PowerHaul Series locomotive for the first time to the global rail industry at …