U S Railroad News 2010-10-09 07:29:00

Ground broken on new wheel set plant in HersheyNorth Platte TelegraphState and local officials, along with representatives from the Union Pacific Railroad and executives from Greenbriar Rail Services wielded shovels Thursday …

Small Railroads Post Strongest Volume of 2010 Railroad Industry …By The Journal of CommerceWith an increase in chemical tankcar shipments that make up their largest commodity category, North America’s regional and short line railroads set.

Federal Railway Administration ponders proposed no horn zoneMonroe News StarCity officials sent the notice of intent to request the quiet zone in May to Missouri-based Kansas City Southern Railway Co. The company responded to the …

Watco assigns five to management positionsProgressive Rail RoadingReady previously was a through freight conductor for Union Pacific Railroad. WTS also appointed Garrett Bolyard assistant general manager for the Eastern …

Locomotive, 2 tankers derailWorcester Telegram… spokesman for the Grafton & Upton Railroad, a privately owned short line railroad that runs 16-1/2 miles from North Grafton to Milford. …

Motiva and Norfolk Southern Announce Unit-Train Capability Coal …By EditorOctober 8, 2010, HOUSTON, (Coal Geology): Motiva Enterprises LLC (Motiva) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has announced expansion of Motiva’s Doraville, Ga., operations to allow for the delivery of unit trains of fuel-grade …

Union Pacific Stays On Track For Profit GainsInvestor’s Business DailyIt said it spent $1.28 million in Q2 lobbying on legislation to repeal railroad exemptions from antitrust laws and other issues. There may be opportunities …