U S Railroad News 2010-10-06 10:42:00

Iowa railroads to share $3M for flood repairsChicago TribuneAP Iowa railroads are to share more than $3 million in federal transportation funding to pay for repairing damage after the historic flooding during 2008. …

Amtrak pledges $40 million to Union StationChicago TribuneOn an average weekday, close to 140000 passengers pass through Union Station. An average of 55 Amtrak trains go in and out of Union Station every day. …

Norfolk Southern Handles One of Its Largest Vessel Coal LoadingsPR Newswire (press release)29, Norfolk Southern loaded 152681 net tons (138512 metric tons) of coal into the M/V Linda Dream, destined for ThyssenKrupp Steel in Flushing, …

Passenger rail might have to wait, HCR chief saysSault This WeekTwenty-five miles an hour works for a short-line railway focused on freight. That’s an industry average and the speed targeted by Huron Central through $33 …

Legendary Railroad Comes Alive In New Line of Hot SaucesFood-News.net (press release)Named after the pioneering Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company that started the first American common carrier railroad in 1828, the B&O Railroad Hot Sauce …

New report discovers faster initial travel times for Ohio’s 3C Rail systemSoapbox CincinnatiA new report released by the Ohio Rail Development Commission (ORDC) shows that initial speeds for the proposed 3C Rail Corridor could be faster than first …

Job openings at CSXFOX Toledo OnlineCSX accepts applications submitted through their website only. No other types of applications will be considered. Applicants need to visit www. …

Vintage locomotive steams in for sesquicentennial stopTrading Markets (press release)Union Pacific Railroad’s largest operating steam locomotive No. 3985 will roll into the Sedalia Amtrak Station at 3 pm Saturday on its “Missouri River Eagle …

UP’s PRB coal train count soared in SeptemberProgressive Rail RoadingIn September, Union Pacific Railroad loaded 1009 coal trains in the Southern Power River Basin (SPRB) compared with 949 trains in September 2009. …

Preliminary settlement between Amtrak and agentsSan Jose Mercury NewsA preliminary $900000 settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit filed against Amtrak by Riverside-based reservation agents. …

New station on trackCharleston Post CourierIt will link Amtrak passenger trains, Greyhound/Southeastern Stages and Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority buses, taxis, limousines and maybe …

Amtrak’s vintage dome car running on Adirondack rail line between Albany and …The SaratogianPort Henry’s old stone rail station, built in 1888, is now staffed by a local senior citizens group whose members meet and greet each train and keep the …