U S Railroad News 2010-11-19 07:12:00

Weekly Rail Traffic Continues Steady Gains Vs. 2009Daily MarketsThe volume of weekly rail traffic continues to register improvements over last year, and the gains in Week 45 (November 8- 13) announced today by the …

BNSF to start work on rail reconstruction soonShawnee News StarCrews with BNSF will begin soon on the line extending north from downtown Shawnee to the industrial park north of town. This cross tie packer was working …

Will commuter rail clear another hurdle?Bizjournals.com (blog)The Miami Herald reports that the long discussed plan to have a commuter rail system between Miami and Jupiter is expected to clear another hurdle this …

MBTA service at TF Green Interlink to start MondayProvidence Business NewsThe trains will run along the MBTA’s commuter line that stretches from Boston’s South Station and now ends at the Providence train station. …

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services raises ratings on Union PacificCanadianBusiness.comBy AP (AP) – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services on Thursday raised its ratings on Union Pacific Corp. and raised the outlook to stable for the railroad …

Amtrak adds 11 trains for holidayRenton ReporterAmtrak will add 11 trains – for 19 trains in all – along the Amtrak Cascades route between Portland and Seattle to accommodate the travel demand during the …

Fillmore train back on trackAgoura Hills 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 …

Surplus railcars still abound, but not as much as the AAR reportsGerson Lehrman GroupUnfortunately, one of these numbers must also be estimated since railcar retirements are not uniformly reported and fleet size is an ever changing number. …

Norfolk Southern executive expands holdings in railroadThe Virginian-PilotBy Christopher Dinsmore A top executive of Norfolk Southern Corp. expanded his stock holdings in the Norfolk-based railroad. James A. Squires, its executive …

Working on the railroad WV The Herald-MailWork to replace cross ties and rail and to upgrade rail crossings along the Winchester & Western Railroad in Martinsburg is expected to continue through the …

UP employees carry on holiday traditionExaminer.comUnion Pacific Railroad employees cut and transported a 40-foot blue spruce from the property of Sharon Alvarez of the Lakeland Development near Blair, Neb., …