U S Railroad News 2011-06-02 11:52:00

CSX freight yard groundbreaking MondayWorcester TelegramWORCESTER — State and local officials will host a groundbreaking for the $100 million CSX freight yard expansion project on Monday. Gov. Deval L. Patrick and Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray are scheduled to attend the 9 am ceremony at 271 Franklin St. A …

Rail Surcharge Delayed For Ivanhoe FirmValley VoiceRailAmerica, the parent company of SJVR and the largest short-line rail company in the nation, has estimated the cost of upgrading the Ivanhoe-to-Exeter …

Changes Chugging Forward for Yellowstone Valley RailroadExaminer.comYellowstone Valley Railroad, Inc., a subsidiary of Watco Companies., has agreed to grant restricted, local, and overhead trackage rights to BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) over a rail line that it leases from BNSF between milepost 78.6 near Snowden and …

Amtrak Trains StoppedValley News LiveAmtrak Empire Builder service is temporarily suspended west of St. Paul, Minn., due to flooding that has closed the BNSF Railway Co., tracks and has damaged the Amtrak station at Minot, ND This suspension includes the daily originations of the trains …

$10000 donation to support local scoutsEmporia GazetteBurlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad will be presenting the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland and the Jayhawk Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America with $5000 each on Friday during the Vintage Train Ride event. Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland and …

House Republicans Target AmtrakCato @ LibertyWe plan introduce legislation to separate the Northeast Corridor from Amtrak, transfer it to a separate entity, and begin a competitive bidding process that would allow for a public-private partnership to design, build, operate, maintain, …

Florida East Coast Rail line to haul 5% of cargo trucks from Port of MiamiMiami TodayBy Zachary Fagenson The millions governments are spending to breath new life into a Florida East Coast Railway line connecting the Port of Miami to the Hialeah Rail Yard will remove 5% of total roadway cargo traffic and 1.4% of total traffic downtown. …