U S Railroad News 2010-10-12 07:30:00

SD farmers to benefit from new rail shipping planThe Associated PressUnder a deal between Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway and Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern-Canadian Pacific, 110-car trains will be loaded with grain in …

Amtrak sets ridership, revenue records in USReutersWASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Stepped up business travel in the Northeast helped Amtrak boost ridership by nearly 6 percent to a record 28.7 million …

Here’s your chance to see what intermodal’s all aboutBizjournals.com (blog)I’ve toured Norfolk Southern Corp.’s intermodal facility next to the Rickenbacker Global Logistics Park, and it’s worth checking out. …

Railroads Haul Most Vehicles of 2010The Journal of Commerce Online… Class I carriers and some smaller US and Mexican rail lines that report their totals to the Association of American Railroads originated 23327 railcar …

Revamped Public Belt Railroad Commission to hear from Mayor Mitch LandrieuNOLA.comView full sizeChris Granger, The Times-Picayune archiveThe Public Belt Railroad Commission is scheduled to discuss changing the way the embattled railroad …

Tioga Central Railroad UpgradesWETM-TVBusiness has been so good for the Tioga Central Railroad the owners have improved their cars, and are in the middle of building a new track. …

North Creek-based railroad generates interest from operatorsTrading Markets (press release)The end of another season on the Upper Hudson River Railroad is just days away, but Warren County officials say there are signs that the railroad’s best ..

KCSR promotes Honc to AVP purchasing postProgressive Rail RoadingThe Kansas City Southern Railway Co. (KCSR) recently promoted Vladimir Honc from general director to assistant vice president of purchasing. …

New rail bridge over Highway 63 creates safer, smoother traffic for driversColumbia Missourian“It’s really a safety project more than anything,” COLT power production superintendent Christian Johanningmeier said. Traffic at the former ground-level …

CSX gets NY/NJ double-stack tunnelsBusiness JournalCSX Corp.’s can double-stack containers on its trains serving the ports of New York and New Jersey after opening a $24 million public-private project, …

World’s Largest Steam Train Stops In KCKMBC Kansas CityThe train is the world’s largest operating steam locomotive, according to Union Pacific Railroad. The 122-foot, 1-million-pound locomotive was built in 1943 …