U S Railroad News 2011-02-05 14:51:00

Norfolk Southern and CSX coal shipments delayed by weatherSteelGuruNorfolk Southern Corp and CSX Corp said that coal shipments are delayed by 48 hours because of bad weather in the US Midwest. The two railroads, which move …

Eastside railway’s creditors seek reorganizationSeattle TimesGNP Railway, a short-line rail operator that has clashed with local governments over its attempts to run excursion and freight trains into the heart of …

Norfolk Southern gave $5.6 million to nonprofits last yearThe Virginian-PilotThe Norfolk Southern Foundation, the charitable giving affiliate of Norfolk Southern Corp., awarded nearly $5.6 million in grants to nonprofit, …

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AAR: Weekly rail traffic remains up over 2010 [Brotherhood of …The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on February 3 that weekly rail traffic was up over 2010 levels for the week ending Jan. …

Based backlogs, Greenbrier could be dominant railcar builder in 2011Gerson Lehrman GroupThe fourth quarter results from the railcar builder’s association had a big surprise: deliveries jumped from 3706 in the third quarter to 7333 cars in the …

Canadian National to buy back 3 million sharesBusinessWeekThe price will be negotiated between the railroad and the seller and will be at a discount to the market price in Toronto at the time.

Sommers to manage US Steel’s short linesProgressive Rail RoadingTranstar oversees the Birmingham Southern Railroad Co.; Delray Connecting Railroad Co.; Fairfield Southern Co.; Gary Railway Co.; The Lake Terminal Railroad …

Canadian Pacific, union reach tentative labor dealReutersTORONTO Feb 5 (Reuters) – Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP.TO)(CP.N) and a union representing 2100 staff said on Saturday they have reached a tentative …

Strong intermodal activity bolsters Port’s cargo resultsTacoma Daily NewsThe Port is served by both the BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad. The Port finished 2010 with a container total of 1.46 million TEUs, down 6 percent …

Scranton-to-Carbondale rail line to get overhaulScranton Times-TribuneThe project will include the replacement of a total of one mile of rail – the first new rails to be installed on the line in several years, Mr. Malski said …

Logging museum headed toward closureBellingham HeraldThe museum also operates the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad out of Mineral. The society operated Camp 6 for more than 20 years, and its members have been …