U S Railroad News 2010-09-30 08:17:00

09/29/2010: Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $50 Million Recovery Act Grant for Vermont High-Speed Rail

Amtrak envisions 220 mph trainsBizjournals.comAmtrak unveiled a plan for high-speed rail between Washington and Boston that would carry passengers along the rails as fast as 220 mph and carry a price …

Alaska Railroad realignment might go through North PoleFairbanks Daily News-Miner“It’s the project that both the borough and the railroad agreed was the most beneficial and the priority,” said Bruce Carr, director of strategic planning …

Effort to save shortline track in Tulare County coming down to the …For some shortline rail shippers reliant upon rail in parts of eastern Tulare County, the situation is growing less and less promising with each passing day …

Historic locomotive brings circus to townDenver PostBy Mike Peters The Ringling and Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and Union Pacific Railroad’s “Challenger,” No. 3985 join together to celebrate railroad heritage …

Freightcar Short Line, Inc.–Acquisition and Operation Exemption–Line of …Trading Markets (press release)FreightCar Short Line, Inc. (FCSL), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire and operate approximately 5.00 …

CN Rail and conductors set to resume mediated talks to avert strikeWinnipeg Free PressMONTREAL – Canadian National Railway Co. is set to resume mediated talks with Teamsters Canada to avoid a second strike within a year, this time by 2700 …