U S Railroad News 2011-02-14 07:39:00

Genesee & Wyoming Carloads Jump 27 Percent Journal of CommerceRail traffic increased 27 percent to 82735 carloads in January at short line and regional railroad operator Genessee & Wyoming.

Rail traffic decrease due to weatherGerson Lehrman GroupOverlooking the normal weekly fluctuations, rail traffic in 2011 is pointing to a robust economic recovery in almost all industrial sectors. …

CSX to pay 26-cent dividendBizjournals.comCSX Corp. approved a 26 cent per share quarterly dividend on the Jacksonville-based railroad’s stock. The dividend is payable on March 15 to shareholders of …

NJ Transit’s acting general manager of rail operations moves into permanent …The Star-Ledger – NJ.comWith the $185000-a-year job comes the responsibility of overseeing a complex system of 12 commuter rail lines and 165 stations serving more than 270000 …

Canadian National Railway Stock Hits New 52-Week High (CNI)TheStreet.com (press release) (blog)By TheStreet Wire 02/11/11 – 10:56 AM EST NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it traded at …

Crew change facility now openTrading Markets (press release)Rudy Husband, spokesman for Norfolk Southern Railroad. And Husband’s voice mail Tuesday is all the information the Commonwealth Journal has been able to …

Union Pacific invests $6.9 million in track improvements for line in Yuma areaYuma SunThe 30-mile project from Yuma to Wellton includes removing and installing new rail and more than 47000 railroad ties along this railroad corridor through …

Union Pacific Railroad Company–Trackage Rights Exemption–California Northern …Trading Markets (press release)(CFNR) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) over approximately 1.8 miles of rail line between milepost 83.0 …

STB to determine if Class Is should separately report PTC costsProgressive Rail RoadingIn October 2010, Union Pacific Railroad filed a petition with the STB seeking the institution of a rulemaking that would require Class Is to separately …

More Passengers Choosing AmtrakPR-USA.net (press release)The numbers are now in and January is the 15th straight month of ridership growth for Amtrak and also the best January on record with 2126429 passengers. …