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 …