U S Railroad News 2010-09-24 07:01:00

Murray, CSX Tout Worcester Freight Rail Expansion Plans Worcester Business Journal By Brandon Butler At Wednesday night’s annual meeting of the Worcester Research Bureau, Lisa Mancini, an official with CSX, called the $100 million …

Railroad shipping: Intermodal hits another 2010 high, says AARLogistics Management… a research note that at his firm’s recently-held transportation conference that executives from leading Class I and short line railroads provided a much …

UP to increase train speeds in Grand Island Oct. 1Grand Island Independent“The increased train speed improves railroad operating efficiency where Union Pacific has made track improvements,” the announcement said. …

Plans on Track: Passengers on Housatonic RRLitchfield County TimesIt ran tourist trains initially, but became a freight-only company in 1989. The new study—conducted among over 2500 residents in Connecticut and New York …

Weekly Rail Traffic Continues To Improve, Container Volume Sets A New All-Time …Daily Markets“The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported solid gains in weekly rail traffic (see chart above), with US railroads posting the highest …

Port traffic increasesMuskogee Daily PhoenixSo far this year, 2356 rail cars have moved through the Port, compared to 1258 for the first eight months of 2009. Barge traffic increased from 217 barges …

Hazardous material training availableTimes DailyNorfolk Southern’s Whistle Stop Tour will be at the Sheffield Railyard on Wilson Dam Road in Muscle Shoals on Friday. The training session will be from 9 am …