U S Railroad News 2010-11-03 06:22:00

Longtime BNSF exec given new role of president, chief operating officerFort Worth Star TelegramCarl Ice has been appointed to the newly created position of president and chief operating officer of BNSF Railway Co., the Fort Worth-based railroad said …

Electromotive closing fears easeLondon Free PressBy NORMAN DE BONO QMI Agency The threat of a closing at locomotive maker Electro-Motive Diesel appears to have eased, with news Tuesday that owner …

County’s funding for rail acquisition delayed: State wants more time to review …San Jose Mercury NewsBut state officials said last week they want more time to review the county’s project. The California Transportation Commission is likely to sign off on the …

CP rail line up against the ropesYour Ottawa RegionWeeds grow up and around the unused Canadian Pacific railway line in Renfrew County, including this section near downtown Renfrew. Steve Newman A passionate …

Canadian rail carloadings improve in August: StatsCanCanadian Transportation & LogisticsTotal rail freight traffic increased to 25.1 million metric tonnes in August, up 19.6% from the same month last year. Freight loadings originating in Canada …

NICTD gets $800K grant for studyThe Herald Argus… was awarded to Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District for a proposed $1 million study of potential realignments for the commuter rail line. …

U.S. DOT Awards Port Manatee $9 Million In TIGER II Grant Funds …By Press Releaseto help finish construction of a new rail access route to alleviate rail traffic congestion at the port. $10.5 million to the Port of Providence (R.I.) to help replace old, dilapidated diesel cranes with new electric, barge-based cranes …

Deadwood train engine sold for $100Black Hills PioneerBut even with the sale of the Engine House, Mills gives the city high marks. “Deadwood has been on the forefront of protecting railroad history,” he said. …

CN and NASCO to establish new steel transloading facility in ChicagoistockAnalyst.com (press release)(Source: Datamonitor)Canadian National Railway Company and North America Stevedoring Company, LLC, or NASCO, have announced construction of a new …

Trinity Industries (TRN) – Railcar Backlog Increases in 3Q10, Better Earnings …BenzingaI recommended the shares in late September at $20.82 as the company and its shares are poised to benefit from the next up-cycle for railcar demand in the …