U S Railroad News 2010-10-29 06:30:00

10/28/2010: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $2.4 Billion for High Speed Rail Projects

RailAmerica reports 3Q earnings of $8MBusiness JournalRailAmerica operates 40 short-line railroads in 27 states, a railroad repair company and a contract-switching business that allows it to move rail cars in …

Wisconsin receives more rail fundingBizjournals.comWisconsin received a $3.7 million grant Thursday to replace two railroad bridges between Milwaukee and Chicago, a project that is another step toward …

Amtrak acquiring new, low-emissions locomotive fleetBaltimore SunBy Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun Amtrak will acquire 70 new low-emissions electric locomotives as part of a plan to rejuvenate its aging fleet on the …

Governor Quinn Announces $32 Million for Joliet Multi-Modal Transportation CenterIGNN (press release)All passenger platform and waiting areas will be moved east of the existing three-way intersection of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific and …

Norfolk Southern Chugs To Higher ProfitForbesThe company’s CEO said it sees an economy characterized by slow growth, but growth nonetheless. Norfolk Southern ( NSC – news – people ) shares are trading …

Intermodal Traffic Increases for WeekTransport Topics OnlineExcluding intermodal shipments, US railroads originated 302855 carloads for the week, 9.6% higher than a year ago, AAR said. Railroad volume is considered …