U S Railroad News 2010-11-23 07:03:00

Freight Trains: America’s Unsung Environmental HeroThe AtlanticThe freight railroads have learned to live with the limited Amtrak passenger services on their tracks. Occasionally they moan that Amtrak pays only about a …

Scenic railroad is engineering a record yearAkron Beacon Journal (blog)Its 350 volunteers probably will surpass 60000 hours this year through the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Volunteer Association. …

New Railroad Jobs to Be PostedKPVI-TVHiring staff with the Union Pacific Railroad are in the early stages of preparing to solicit workers for a signal helper, train service positions, …

Unsuccessful railcar bidder critical of PATCO’s choicePhiladelphia InquirerFor instance, in Philadelphia, a contract for new SEPTA Regional Rail cars was first awarded in 2004, thrown out because of competitor complaints, …

Grant To Be Used For AR Railroad SpurOzarksFirst.com… Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to construct an industrial railroad spur to link the future Awesome Products plant to the existing track. …

Washington State DOT provides $2 million for Columbia Basin Railroad projectProgressive Rail RoadingThe project calls for extending existing Columbia Basin Railroad Co. tracks in Moses Lake by three miles to industrial property and businesses located on …

Heartland Corridor Project Opens and Wins William Hay Award for ExcellencePR Newswire (press release)The project removed obstructions from 28 railroad tunnels and seven bridges along a 530-mile corridor between Columbus, OH, and Norfolk, VA. …