U S Railroad News 2010-11-30 08:27:00

Norfolk Southern Issues 2010 Sustainability Report, Outlines 2011 ...PR Newswire (press release)29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has issued its third annual sustainability report, available for the first time ...

APNewsBreak: NJ must pay $271M for killing tunnelThe Associated PressThe new tunnel would have been able to handle an extra 25 NJ Transit commuter trains per hour during peak periods; without it, New Jersey is left a tunnel ...


U S Railroad News 2010-11-29 08:27:00

Weekly Rail Freight Continues To Post GainsDaily Markets20, 2010, US freight railroads continue to post weekly rail traffic gains, originating 297990 carloads, up 3.9% compared with the same week last year. ...

Keep Ottawa Valley rail line: mayorCBC.ca(RailAmerica.com) Communities in the Ottawa Valley are facing the loss of a rail line that has connected them for more than 100 years. ...

Holiday Train Supports a Good CauseWBNG-TVBy WBNG News Children of all ages bundled up tonight to catch The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train roll into town. Each year the railway sends its Holiday ...

Switching yard plan recovers after falling off railsSioux Falls Argus LeaderWhen a new switching yard is built, city officials anticipate an industrial corridor between Sioux Falls and Brandon will emerge. It will have rail access ...

Coal train derails south of PuebloDenver PostBy Kirk Mitchell A BNSF Railway train carrying coal derailed this morning about nine miles south of Pueblo, authorities say. The Texas-bound train with 120 ...

Bids sought to build air-rail link spur lineinsideTORONTO.com26, to solicit interest from companies hoping to construct the spur, which will be the final section in the Union Station to Pearson air-rail link (ARL). ...

Canadian rail carloadings up nearly 10% in SeptemberCanadian Transportation & LogisticsThe culmination of these activities resulted in total rail traffic rising to 24.3 million metric tonnes in September, up 9.5% from September 2009. ...

Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation steams up to raise funds for Portland's ...OregonLive.comThe vision for the project is an interactive museum where people can come see and touch the engines Immel and fellow volunteers have labored over for so ...

Students make train track safety PSAAustin NewsNow other students are taking part in a video project to educate all students about railroad safety. "It's something that happened really close to home. ...

Salem County still counting on $1.75M from DRPA for railroad rehabilitationNJ.comThough throughout the years the railroad project has become more and more of a financial burden for the county, there still may be some hope for the ...


U S Railroad News 2010-11-26 06:57:00

Amtrak Sees Traffic Jump Because Of TSA, Security Could Increase For Trains ...AltTransportTranspoNation * Amtrak sees jump in traffic with new TSA screenings. – WWLTV * But…. don't hold your horses. Next step for tight security could be trains, ...

Rell proposes eliminating Metro-North branch linesDanbury News TimesThe proposal is counter to Rell's actions taken during her tenure, including the $760 million purchase of 300 M-8 rail cars and a $60 million project to ...

Kohl Testifies About the Need for Railroad Antitrust ...5 minSenator Kohl Testifies About the Need for Railroad Antitrust Enforcement at a Senate Commerce Committee Hearing

Tanker cars derail near downtown DallasWFAAby JASON WHITELY DALLAS — At least three tanker cars overturned and rolled down an embankment from an elevated railroad track between the Dallas County ...


U S Railroad News 2010-11-24 06:53:00

NS issues sustainability reportExaminer.comNorfolk Southern Corp. has issued its third annual sustainability report, available for the first time exclusively on the company's environmental website, ...

Chester getting 2 shuttle loader grain elevatorsABCMontanaBNSF Railway charges less to ship grain from such terminals, so producers are paid more. Earlier this month, Gavilon Grain of Omaha announced plans to have ...

Rail Commission OKs Loan for Turnout Switch, SpursWheeling News RegisterThe $250000 loan is what MPR co-owner Rick Frio said is the final piece needed to start the project that will make the site into a rail-road-river ...

Southbound Railway filled important role in putting Winston-Salem on the mapWinston-Salem JournalIn 1962, the Southbound could no longer afford to maintain its fleet of locomotives and so it began leasing them from Norfolk Southern and CSX. ...

Repairing the railsDaily IberianThe Louisiana Delta Railroad is a short-line railroad company with headquarters in New Iberia that provides spur routes to lines owned by the BNSF (formerly ...


U S Railroad News 2010-11-23 07:03:00

Freight Trains: America's Unsung Environmental HeroThe AtlanticThe freight railroads have learned to live with the limited Amtrak passenger services on their tracks. Occasionally they moan that Amtrak pays only about a ...

Scenic railroad is engineering a record yearAkron Beacon Journal (blog)Its 350 volunteers probably will surpass 60000 hours this year through the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Volunteer Association. ...

New Railroad Jobs to Be PostedKPVI-TVHiring staff with the Union Pacific Railroad are in the early stages of preparing to solicit workers for a signal helper, train service positions, ...

Unsuccessful railcar bidder critical of PATCO's choicePhiladelphia InquirerFor instance, in Philadelphia, a contract for new SEPTA Regional Rail cars was first awarded in 2004, thrown out because of competitor complaints, ...

Grant To Be Used For AR Railroad SpurOzarksFirst.com... Commerce's Economic Development Administration to construct an industrial railroad spur to link the future Awesome Products plant to the existing track. ...

Washington State DOT provides $2 million for Columbia Basin Railroad projectProgressive Rail RoadingThe project calls for extending existing Columbia Basin Railroad Co. tracks in Moses Lake by three miles to industrial property and businesses located on ...

Heartland Corridor Project Opens and Wins William Hay Award for ExcellencePR Newswire (press release)The project removed obstructions from 28 railroad tunnels and seven bridges along a 530-mile corridor between Columbus, OH, and Norfolk, VA. ...