U S Railroad News 2011-02-01 19:17:00

Amtrak Travelers Can Now Use Free Wireless InternetCentralia ChronicleThe Washington State Department of Transportation announced Monday that all Amtrak trains will now offer free wireless Internet service. …

Train headed for Ethanol plant derails in Thomas County GA WALB-TVWitnesses say rail cars began tipping and spilling corn and then four cars ran off the tracks. The 65 car train was hauling nearly seven thousand tons of …

EMD lands locomotive orders from Ferromex, Quebec regionalProgressive Rail RoadingOn Friday, Electro-Motive Diesel Inc. (EMD) announced it signed an agreement with Ferrocarril Mexicano SA de CV (Ferromex) regarding the purchase of 44 new …

Camp 6 Logging Museum owner takes over managementTheNewsTribune.com… Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society that has managed Camp 6 … The Western Forest Industries Museum also owns the Mount Rainier Scenic …

Amtrak Sues Detriot in Crash Involving Train and Fire TruckFirehouse.com… yesterday over a crash last year that occurred when one of its trains struck a ladder truck parked on railroad tracks, according to The Detroit News. …