U S Railroad News 2011-02-15 14:26:00

CN Rail mechanical, office workers back labor dealReuters CanadaVANCOUVER (Reuters) – Members of the Canadian Auto Workers union have approved a new labor agreement with Canadian National Railway Co (CNR. …

Bellingham rail traffic a big issue as freight terminal moves aheadBellingham HeraldAs the Gateway Pacific bulk cargo terminal moves into the permitting process next month, attention is likely to focus on the amount of rail traffic that …

Alstom a likely winner in high-speed rail pushHornell Evening TribuneWe have to develop that infrastructure if we are going to be more successful and stay competitive as a nation and it’s also an economic development tool. …

Full steam ahead Houstonic Railroad wants to study market for extending …Danbury News TimesThe study, he said, is a key component to getting low-interest loans and other assistance for the project from the Federal Railroad Administration. …

Grand Island plant closing to cost nearly 70 jobsSeattle Post IntelligencerThe Grand Island Independent says CXT makes ties for Union Pacific, but its contract with the Omaha-based railroad has expired. CXT told workers last week …

Parachuting man jumps off Nicholson bridgeScranton Times-TribuneRescue crews had to free Mr. Snurkowski with ropes, police reported. No charges were filed on Sunday. The property is owned by Canadian Pacific Railway.

New, Exclusive Adventures for Crystal’s 2011 Alaska CruisesPR NewswireWhite Pass Scenic Railway & Bike Ride—Ride 100-year-old parlor cars through vertical granite cliffs before biking down the Klondike Summit. …