U S Railroad News 2011-08-15 11:01:00

Amtrak launches free iPhone applicationBreaking Travel NewsAmtrak passengers can now plan trips, purchase tickets, modify existing reservations, check train schedules and status, and view station information from the convenience of an iPhone® with the free Amtrak application (app) now available through iTunes. …

RAIL TRAFFIC STILL CONSISTENT WITH MUDDLE THROUGH ECONOMY …By Cullen RocheThe latest rail data from AAR is consistent with a sluggish economy. The good news is that the economy isn’t cratering as some might think from the recent.

Weekly Rail Traffic Charts – Association of American Railroads PDF Weekly Traffic of Major U.S. Railroads. Carloads Originated. 1.Grain … Weekly Railroad Traffic. Association of American Railroads …

Freight railroads: Powering america’s economy PDF “Short line railroads are the vital link between thousands of small towns and … short line railroads means lower transportation costs, more flexible local …

Scenic Saratoga & North Creek Railway trains back on track after engine …The Saratogian24, the scenic railway will host an “Ales on Rails” event that leaves North Creek at 5 pm The two-hour trip will include a Dogfish Head glass, four tastings of Dogfish Head beer, appetizers, music and door prizes. Tickets went on sale Friday on the …

Feds give $1.2 million to railside trailThe Adirondack Daily EnterpriseLAKE PLACID – The federal government has awarded $1.2 million for a proposed recreational path along the railroad tracks between Lake Placid and Ray Brook. US Sen. Charles Schumer announced Friday that $1208708 has been awarded to the state Department …

Housatonic Railroad train derailsBerkshire EagleBy Trevor Jones, Berkshire Eagle Staff GREAT BARRINGTON — Seven railroad cars derailed along one of the Housatonic Railroad Co.’s lines around 7 pm on Friday, displacing construction debris but not spilling any hazardous materials or causing any …

Providence and Worcester Railroad Co Reports Operating Results (10-Q)GuruFocus.comProvidence And Worcester Railroad Company has a market cap of $66.9 million; its shares were traded at around $13.86 with and P/S ratio of 2.9. The dividend yield of Providence And Worcester Railroad Company stocks is 1.2%. Operating revenues increased …

Operation Lifesaver demonstrates track safetyHastings TribuneCARLETON — If motorists just take their time and don’t rush safety, everyone will leave a railroad crossing safely. Mike Russell, a Marysville, Kan.-based Union Pacific manager of operating practices, joked with passengers sitting in an Operation …