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AAR Supports FRA Emergency Order for Haz Mat Loads…

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 7, 2013 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) announced the nation’s freight railroads will be implementing the new emergency order issued by the Federal Railroad Administration…

Study Shows New CSXT Baltimore Yard Could Worsen Air…

COLUMBIA, MD - August 7, 2013 - The proposed rail and freight intermodal facility by CSX Transportation, Inc. at the Mount Clare Yard in Baltimore, Maryland, could worsen air quality and…

New River Gorge Excursions On Track for October Runs…

HUNTINGTON, WV - August 6, 2013 - The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society has announced their 300-mile fall 2013 New River Gorge excursions for October 19, 20, 25 and 26,…

SNC Bad News Strikes Twice for Operations, Steam Trips…

NORTH CREEK, NY - August 6, 2013 - The Saratoga & North Creek Railroad has announced that it has canceled regularly scheduled trains through Thursday, August 15 following a derailment of…

MMA Line to Reopen In Lac-Mégantic, No More Oil Though…

LAC-MÉGANTIC, QC - August 6, 2013 - Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway has said that it may begin through freight train service on its line through Lac-Mégantic, Quebec again this week, but…

D&U Trains to be Hit by Bandits Two More Times in 2013….

ARKVILLE, NY - August 6, 2013 - Bandits are planning to strike the Delaware & Ulster Railroad on Saturday, August 24, attacking the 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. trains, and…

CN Newcastle Sub Discontinuance Being Fought by NB Towns…

MIRAMICHI, NB - August 6, 2013 - The March 2014 deadline for Canadian National Railway to discontinue much of the railroad's Newcastle Subdivision in northern New Brunswick and the Miramichi…

R.J. Corman Announces Launch of Lexington Dinner Train…

LEXINGTON, KY - August 5, 2013 - R. J. Corman Railroad Co. announced Monday that it will launch the fine dining Lexington Dinner Train on August 14, coinciding with the…

MBTA Extension to Plaistow, NH Public Hearing Planned…

PLAISTOW, NH - August 5, 2013 - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) is undertaking a study of alternatives for a potential extension of MBTA commuter rail service from…

FRA Issues Emergency Order and Safety Advisory…

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 5, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Friday issued an Emergency Order and Safety Advisory to help prevent trains operating on mainline tracks or…