U S Railroad News 2010-12-30 12:08:00

Amtrak resumes normal serviceBizjournals.comAmtrak said effective Wednesday it is resuming normal service on its Northeast corridor from Washington, DC, to Boston, four days after the region was hit ...

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE: GWR) Hits New 52-Week High at $53.10American Banking NewsGenesee & Wyoming Inc. (Genesee & Wyoming) owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads and provide railcar switching services in the United ...

Fort Worth railroad names new CEOBizjournals.comSchlosser is the former CEO of Global Rail Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Vossloh-Cogifer, and served as chairman of the American Short Line & Regional ...

Kansas City Southern buys Wylie landBizjournals.comKansas City Southern Railway Co. has purchased 28.3 acres of land northeast of Spring Creek Parkway and Centennial Drive in Wylie to incorporate into its ...

Rail issues in mediationAlbany Democrat HeraldIn April 2008, the city sued BNSF, the former Burlington Northern & Santa Fe, charging that a city franchise for the use of Water Avenue for its track had ...

Watco assigns GMs to four short linesProgressive Rail RoadingThompson previously served the DeQueen and Eastern Railroad in various capacities and held several positions at Kansas City Southern Railway Co. (KCSR). ...

Freight cars jump train tracksHudson Star ObserverCanadian National Railroad officials are trying to figure out why 11 empty freight cars jumped the tracks in Neenah. It happened early Dec. ...

RJ Corman group conducts routine maintenance on tracksClarksville Online... TN just off of South Second Street yesterday doing routine maintenance on the short line railroad which services Montgomery County Tennessee. ...

Reading & Northern Railroad FacebookThe railroad also purchased two new locomotives, 101 rail cars and 6 miles (9.7 km) of short-line track between Monroeton, PA and Towanda, PA, where much of ...

Feds approve MM&A rail abandonmentMainebiz DailyMM&A has been embroiled in a legal battle with Canadian National Railway Co. over rights to rail lines that lead to Twin Rivers Paper Co. in Madawaska. ...

Long Island Railroad on Limited Service, Long Travel TimesChicago Independent Pressby Rachel Daley on December 28, 2010 As the East Coast digs out from a massive snow storm which knocked out, airports and public transportation, ...

Workin' (and playing) on the railroadElk Grove CitizenFor less than the price of a pack of gum, Bowler purchased 10 miles of railroad in Ione last August. The Amador County Historical Society paid the other ...

Railroad projects are underway at JunctionFree Press CourierThe projects are: creation of a transload facility at Dresser Road, expansion of track capacity and a lighting project at Muck Road. ...

Take a special train rideThousand Oaks AcornIn recognition and appreciation of the volunteers who assisted and supported the restoration of the 1913 Baldwin Steam Locomotive No. ...

Central Alberta grain farmers buy $5-million rail lineEdmonton JournalSo in late 2003, about 180 farmers quickly organized a “producer car group,” which could bypass the terminals and order its own rail cars directly from CN. ...

Railroad Avenue bridge out for bidWillits NewsDelays by the city put more than $638702 in federal funding at risk, but a last-second reprieve saved the project when the city promised CalTrans it would ...

CSX customers will have higher fuel surcharges to start 2011Examiner.comCSX announced in a release to their customers that the highway diesel fuel/mileage based fuel surcharge is increasing by 2 cents per mile starting on ...

Next steps determined in Ottawa Valley Rail processEMC Kemptville15 on ongoing efforts to secure more time from Canadian Pacific in order to develop a plan with stakeholders to save the Ottawa Valley Railway from being ...


U S Railroad News 2010-12-29 20:32:00

Rockville Bridge cleared after derailment, Amtrak service to resumePennLive.comThe wreck caused an Amtrak train en route to Pittsburgh from New York City to offload its 333 passengers in Harrisburg. Amtrak paid for the passengers to ...

Panel OKs abandonment of northern Maine rail lineBloombergBut that nearly came to an end when the rail line asked last year to abandon the line from Madawaska to Millinocket because it was losing millions of ...

Amtrak Silver Star ridership increasesBrandon News and TribuneRidership figures were not available for Tampa, but Amtrak has said about one in three Silver Star passengers arrive or depart from Tampa's Union Station. ...


U S Railroad News 2010-12-28 07:44:00

CN appoints new board memberTrading Markets (press release)Canadian National Railway Company, or CN, has appointed Donald Carty to the company's board of directors, effective from January 1, 2011. ...

Fort Worth & Western Railroad Names Schlosser to Succeed George as President ...PR Newswire (press release)Tom Schlosser noted, "Steve and his team have transformed a six-mile short line into a great railroad. He's done a fantastic job. ...

Freight train derails, dumps cargo crossing Rockville Bridge in ...By NICK MALAWSKEY, The Patriot-NewsThe bridge is closed to train traffic while the accident is cleaned up. Amtrak also uses the bridge for passenger traffic. A spokesman for Amtrak said passenger service is being affected by the derailment. ...

TranSystems venture with Hill International wins CSX contractBizjournals.comA joint venture between Kansas City-based TranSystems Corp. and Hill International Inc. has received a construction management contract from CSX ...


U S Railroad News 2010-12-27 07:30:00

Small Business - WSJ.com: Rail Traffic: Still Growing, But...The AAR reported another week of growth in rail traffic for the week ending December 18th, however, there were signs that the broad strength we've seen ...

Norfolk Southern choo-choo on view near White HouseThe Virginian-PilotThe National Christmas Tree Railroad, a Centreville nonprofit, began sponsoring the display in 1994. Since then, the railroad has expanded each year and now ...

Amtrak Service From San Diego To North ResumesKGTV San DiegoSAN DIEGO -- Work crews have finished repairing the railroad tracks through Sorrento Valley, and Amtrak service between San Diego and points north has ...

Chattanooga choo-choo to roll againKnoxville News SentinelCharles Walker cuts block insulation to go to areas of the boiler of a steam locomotive at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum shop in Chattanooga. ...

100-car train stuck after derailment in Wilmington6abc.comThe derailment occurred to seven of the cars around 12:00 pm near the intersection of Railcar Avenue and 12th Street. The 100-car cargo train was carrying ...


U S Railroad News 2010-12-25 20:14:00

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