U S Railroad News 2011-06-23 00:25:00

CSX Corporation Announces Earnings Release and Second-Quarter Earnings CallPR Newswire (press release)JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release second-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, after the market close. The Company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 am …

Oregon-based company opens railroad tie plant near Hope with 29 workers, 6 …Greenfield Daily ReporterThe Texarkana Gazette reports that Amerities South LLC held a grand opening ceremony Tuesday for the plant in Hope Industrial Park. The park is about four miles north of

Beech Grove Amtrak facility catches fireFox 59By News Staff Fox59 The Amtrak maintenance facility in Beech Grove caught fire Monday night. According to investigators, the fire started in the diesel shop around 10:30 pm All employees were evacuated and no injuries were reported. …the southwest Arkansas town. The company produces creosote-treated wooden railroad …

Coos Bay’s Port District Now Controls Rail LineKEZI TVNow, the Coos Bay Rail Line is one step closer to re-opening. Monday, Governor Kitzhaber signed the bill that officially annexes the Coos Bay Rail Line into the Port of Coos Bay’s Port District, which will create new opportunities to enhance the rail …

Railway Museum to get national historic site designationCranbrook Daily TownsmanThere are 954 national historic sites located in Canada, and the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel which showcases an unparalleled collection of historic railway passenger cars while being located next to active Canadian Pacific Railway tracks will soon …

Union Pacific Railroad invests $23.1 million for track improvements In IdahoIdaho State JournalThe 180-mile project includes removing and installing new rail and more than 206000 railroad ties along this critical railroad corridor through Idaho. Crews will spread 106000 tons of rock ballast to ensure a stable roadbed. …

Diana Sorfleet Named Vice President and Chief Human Resources OfficerMarketWatch (press release)“We’re very pleased to welcome Diana to the CSX team. Her experience in a safety-focused industry and her commitment to industry-leading human resources practices make her a perfect fit for CSX,” Mancini said. Sorfleet comes to CSX following a long …

Rail expansion positions port to grab new businessCorpus Christi Caller TimesAn expected surge in coal as demand rises in Europe and China could make the power-generating black rock another major rail-to-ship export, Sanders said. The port also is working with the three Class I railroads that serve it — Union Pacific, …

Cumbres Scenic Railroad trestle repaired, service from Chama into Colorado …Denver PostBy Howard Pankratz The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad today will resume passenger train service out of Chama, NM, into Colorado one year after a massive fire heavily damaged the second-highest trestle on the railroad. Firefighters arrived at the …