U S Railroad News 2010-11-22 07:55:00

Report: AIG puts rail car unit up for saleBloombergBy AP NEW YORK (AP) — American International Group Inc. has put its rail-car unit up for sale, according to a published report. In a story published on its …

Think of rail service as a smart investmentDesMoinesRegister.comThis project is an $80 million public-private partnership investment in Iowa. The Iowa Interstate Railroad will have its tracks upgraded for passenger rail. …

Rell Takes Another Run At Buying New TrainsFOX CTShe warned that the state could end up paying an extra $60 million or more if it lets Kawasaki Rail Car’s price guarantee of about $2.5 million per car …

Train visit aims to remind people about track safetyAlamogordo Daily NewsPeople should be aware that railroad tracks and the land around them are private property, Barrett said. There are places marked for pedestrians and …

Bombardier gets German train order worth $271MCalgary HeraldBombardier Inc. said it won an order for 51 trains worth $271 million US from German rail operator Deutsche Bahn AG. The world’s No. …

KCS Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents for Consent …Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. …

$8.6 Million Levelland Industrial Rail Park Gets Engines on TrackPR-USA.net (press release)Levelland City and Economic Development officials today got engines on track for an $8.6 million industrial rail park in the 12866-population town just 30 …

Santa Train delivers toys to Appalachian townsWRIC(AP) – This year’s Santa Train through Appalachia is carrying 15 tons of toys, food and other gift items for families in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. …