U S Railroad News 2010-09-29 09:21:00

State grants fund local rail projectsThe Daily News OnlineALBANY — Funding for the Genesee County Economic Development Corporation’s project to extend short-line rail service to the new Genesee Valley Agri …

Unused rail line subject of suitWatertownDailyTimes.comBy MARTHA ELLEN NEWTON FALLS — The Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern Railroad Corp. is suing the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency for …

Marine terminal seeks grant to extend rail lineDaily PressThe hope is it would mean more traffic at the facility.” The total cost of the project is expected to cost $2 million, and the port authority would pick up …

Kicking the tires on the Huron Central dealSault This WeekGenesee & Wyoming operates 62 short-line and regional railways in the US, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands. The company controls 6000 miles of track …

Wisconsin contractors low bidders for rail workThe Business JournalTwo Wisconsin contractors submitted the low bids Tuesday for state contracts to build portions of the Milwaukee to Madison high-speed rail project. …

CN seeks “status quo” extension with conductorsAlberta ExpressGoing into talks starting Monday led by a federal mediator, Canadian National Railway (CN) says it’s willing to accept a “status quo” contract extension for …

Inspectors sign off on Durango train trestleThe Durango HeraldThe Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad locomotive No. 480 crosses the Animas River near 15th Street on Tuesday morning as engineers with …

VRE to test 10-car trainsWashington Post (blog)Virginia Railway Express will deploy two10-car trains on Wednesday as the commuter rail service tests whether a new engine can handle the load, …

Wellsboro & Corning Railroad to get $201307 for improvementsElmira Star-GazetteThe total cost of the Wellsboro & Corning project is $223675 Projects to be funded were selected based on a number of criteria, including: project readiness …

CSX Transportation’s Cindy Sanborn Named as a ‘Woman Worth Watching’PR Newswire (press release)28 /PRNewswire/ — CSX Transportation’s vice president and chief transportation officer Cindy M. Sanborn has been recognized as a “Woman Worth Watching” by …

Union Pacific Railroad Unveils Its Pink Ribbon LocomotiveMarketWatch (press release)Union Pacific Railroad today unveiled its Pink Ribbon Locomotive, UP No. 7400, created as a tribute to the company’s support of Susan G. Komen for the …