U S Railroad News 2010-11-11 06:46:00

Governor Rendell Announces $32.5 Million Rail Freight Investment to Boost …PR Newswire (press release)Church & Dwight Company Inc. — $1.5 million to construct three rail sidings and spill containment basins as part of their new factory’s rail access project …

Genesee & Wyoming October traffic rises 16 percentBusinessWeekShort line and regional freight railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming Inc. said Wednesday traffic on its lines rose 16 percent in October, mostly due to a …

High-speed rail: Attention, Joseph C. SzaboSan Diego Union TribuneBy Union-Tribune Editorial Board California’s high-speed rail project took a dramatic turn last week when the federal government decided to throw its weight …

CSX gives up 14 miles in West VirginiaExaminer.comCSX of Jacksonville got the okay yesterday from the Surface Transportation Board to abandon 14.3 miles of track in Preston County, WV…

Old Hanford railroad tracks safe to be reusedSeattle Post IntelligencerTrinity Environmental and Deconstruction has teamed with A&K Railroad Materials of Salt Lake City, Utah, which will add the rails to its inventory for sale …

BNSF Railway and FuelQuest Extend Fuel Management Relationship to Optimize …San Francisco Chronicle (press release)FuelQuest, Inc., the leading on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry announced today that BNSF Railway, …

New downtown Amtrak station gets $850000 in supportMLive.comFile Photo The Grand Rapids PressA new Amtrak station near The Rapid Central Station would be designed to alleviate congestion at the current downtown …

McCulley testifies against railroad at DOT hearingThe Adirondack Daily EnterpriseMcCulley, a frequent advocate for the proposed trail, said the scenic trains get fewer than 40000 riders yearly, with the large majority between Remsen and …

Locomotive pulls in to FillmoreThousand Oaks Acorn14, a Baldwin Steam Engine 2-8-0 locomotive built in 1913, will be chugging back on the railroad tracks of the Fillmore & Western Railway after sitting idle …

Greenbrier 4Q results miss estimates, outlook weakBusinessWeekGreenbrier predicts a slowdown in its marine barge and wheel services operations will offset strength in railcar manufacturing in the first half of the year …

SMART postpones decision to purchase rail carsSanta Rosa Press DemocratSumitomo Corp. of America was the low bidder for nine two-car trains, at $56.8 million. It is the financial partner of Nippon Sharyo, a Japanese rail car …