U S Railroad News 2011-01-31 19:39:00


“Modest gains” is too timid; Railroad carload traffic is “growing strongly”!Gerson Lehrman GroupCoal traffic fell -0.6% but is up 10.3% for the year, which is even more significant given the outsized share of all rail traffic contributed by coal ...

Feds pledge $750G for rail studyThe Tribune-DemocratPennDOT has been awarded the grant to explore the feasibility and cost of extending the Amtrak Keystone Service west to Pittsburgh.

Texas short line extends RailComm contract - RailwayAge MagazineFairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday that short line Fort Worth & Western Railroad has extended its contract with RailComm for its computerized Track ...

Norfolk Southern CEO and CIO to Address Transportation ConferencesPR Newswire (press release)28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) CEO Wick Moorman and Executive Vice President Strategic Planning and CIO Deb Butler will ...

Industry numbers brighten outlook for GE TransportationGoErie.comWhen sales to Canadian and US railroads dried up in 2009, locomotive sales and employment both tumbled at the Lawrence Park-based business unit of the ...

Alaska railroad CEO expects economic recovery to continue through fiscal yearThe RepublicAP ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Railroad Corp. CEO Christopher Aadnesen says he's expecting the railroad's economic recovery that began during fiscal 2009 to ...


U S Railroad News 2011-01-29 16:26:00



A short 1958 film sent by a friend.


U S Railroad News 2011-01-29 15:54:00

Car hits parked train in ArmourdaleKansas City Kansan (blog)The train was on the railroad tracks. It's unknown exactly why the driver was on the tracks, although the possibility of her being under the influence is ...

Proposed operator of a Saratoga Springs-to-North Creek tourist ...The SaratogianPlans call for 600 to 900 seats – six or seven rail cars – considerably more than the tourist train previously had. Ellis said his rail cars will also be ...

CP Hits 52-week High On Robust Growth In Earnings And Freight RevenuesNothing But BuzzCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) spiked to hit its 52-week high of $68.72 on reporting 27% in its net earnings for the fourth quarter 2010. ...

Kansas City Southern sees revenues surgeKansas City Star31, Kansas City Southern earned $51.8 million, or 50 cents a share, on $478.6 million in revenues. Kansas City Southern's fourth-quarter operating ratio, ...

New Alaska Railroad CEO has admittedly 'atypical' careerAlaskajournal.comAs part of a consortium with operator Kansas City Southern and a Mexican shipping company, Aadnesen's firm contracted its services to a Mexican railway in ...

Rail group seeks state funds to keep trains runningWSLS.comVirginia set aside $6 million in 2009 to subsidize the operation of the Lynchburg train, along with another Amtrak train between Richmond and Washington. ...

Train engineers deal in deathThe Detroit NewsOn Thursday morning, officials from Operation Lifesaver — a nonprofit program to educate the public about railroad safety — boarded an Amtrak train in ...

Iowa DOT Says Iowa City Train Could Still Find State BackingKCRGA train pulling executive coaches from the Iowa Interstate Railroad pulls up to the old Rock Island line train depot Tuesday, May 5, 2009 in Iowa City. ...


U S Railroad News 2011-01-29 15:54:00

Car hits parked train in ArmourdaleKansas City Kansan (blog)The train was on the railroad tracks. It's unknown exactly why the driver was on the tracks, although the possibility of her being under the influence is ...

Proposed operator of a Saratoga Springs-to-North Creek tourist ...The SaratogianPlans call for 600 to 900 seats – six or seven rail cars – considerably more than the tourist train previously had. Ellis said his rail cars will also be ...

CP Hits 52-week High On Robust Growth In Earnings And Freight RevenuesNothing But BuzzCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) spiked to hit its 52-week high of $68.72 on reporting 27% in its net earnings for the fourth quarter 2010. ...

Kansas City Southern sees revenues surgeKansas City Star31, Kansas City Southern earned $51.8 million, or 50 cents a share, on $478.6 million in revenues. Kansas City Southern's fourth-quarter operating ratio, ...

New Alaska Railroad CEO has admittedly 'atypical' careerAlaskajournal.comAs part of a consortium with operator Kansas City Southern and a Mexican shipping company, Aadnesen's firm contracted its services to a Mexican railway in ...

Rail group seeks state funds to keep trains runningWSLS.comVirginia set aside $6 million in 2009 to subsidize the operation of the Lynchburg train, along with another Amtrak train between Richmond and Washington. ...

Train engineers deal in deathThe Detroit NewsOn Thursday morning, officials from Operation Lifesaver — a nonprofit program to educate the public about railroad safety — boarded an Amtrak train in ...

Iowa DOT Says Iowa City Train Could Still Find State BackingKCRGA train pulling executive coaches from the Iowa Interstate Railroad pulls up to the old Rock Island line train depot Tuesday, May 5, 2009 in Iowa City. ...


U S Railroad News 2011-01-29 15:54:00

Car hits parked train in ArmourdaleKansas City Kansan (blog)The train was on the railroad tracks. It's unknown exactly why the driver was on the tracks, although the possibility of her being under the influence is ...

Proposed operator of a Saratoga Springs-to-North Creek tourist ...The SaratogianPlans call for 600 to 900 seats – six or seven rail cars – considerably more than the tourist train previously had. Ellis said his rail cars will also be ...

CP Hits 52-week High On Robust Growth In Earnings And Freight RevenuesNothing But BuzzCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) spiked to hit its 52-week high of $68.72 on reporting 27% in its net earnings for the fourth quarter 2010. ...

Kansas City Southern sees revenues surgeKansas City Star31, Kansas City Southern earned $51.8 million, or 50 cents a share, on $478.6 million in revenues. Kansas City Southern's fourth-quarter operating ratio, ...

New Alaska Railroad CEO has admittedly 'atypical' careerAlaskajournal.comAs part of a consortium with operator Kansas City Southern and a Mexican shipping company, Aadnesen's firm contracted its services to a Mexican railway in ...

Rail group seeks state funds to keep trains runningWSLS.comVirginia set aside $6 million in 2009 to subsidize the operation of the Lynchburg train, along with another Amtrak train between Richmond and Washington. ...

Train engineers deal in deathThe Detroit NewsOn Thursday morning, officials from Operation Lifesaver — a nonprofit program to educate the public about railroad safety — boarded an Amtrak train in ...

Iowa DOT Says Iowa City Train Could Still Find State BackingKCRGA train pulling executive coaches from the Iowa Interstate Railroad pulls up to the old Rock Island line train depot Tuesday, May 5, 2009 in Iowa City. ...