U S Railroad News 2010-11-18 07:45:00

Pioneer Railcorp Announces DividendPR Newswire (press release)Pioneer Railcorp is a shortline railroad holding company with 24 railroad operations in 13 states with over 600 miles of track. …

Redfearn Joins Patriot Rail as Senior Vice PresidentMarketwirePatriot Rail Corp. is a short line and regional freight railroad holding company based in … The Company owns and operates six short line freight railroads …

End of the line for American Railcar’s short-lived passenger ventureBizjournals.comNine months after forming it, American Railcar has dissolved a joint venture created in February to build passenger railcars. A joint board of directors …

$5.8 million OK’d to keep light rail on trackMinneapolis Star TribuneThe Ramsey County Regional Rail Authority on Tuesday approved spending $5.8 million to help keep construction on the Central Corridor light-rail line going …

US Sen. Grassley: $500000 to Iowa railroadsIowaPolitics.com (press release)According to the Department of Transportation, the Rail Safety Technology Program provides grants to passenger and freight rail carriers, railroad suppliers …

Last steam locomotive retires in NE ChinaPeople’s Daily OnlineA steam locomotive is officially retired at Shenyang Heating and Power Plant, Liaoning province, Nov 17, 2010. Serving as a coal transporter, …