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Tri-Rail Gears Up for New Locos, Cars and Expanded Service…

MIAMI, FL - August 12, 2013 - Tri-Rail is gearing up for placing new locomotives and commuter cars in service on top of serving a new hub at the Miami…

NC DOT Awards Contract for Roadbed Construction…

CHARLOTTE, NC - August 9, 2013 - The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $24.9 million contract to Crowder Construction Co. of Charlotte to construct railroad roadbed along a 12 mile segment…

NS Exhibit Car to Visit PA, TN, NC, SC, and VA This Fall…

NORFOLK, VA - August 9, 2013 - The Norfolk Southern Exhibit Car will launch a five-state public tour this fall, educating and entertaining audiences of all ages. The Exhibit Car is…

VA, Amtrak Announce Extension of Service to Roanoke…

ROANOKE, VA - August 9, 2013  - Standing at the Railside Amphitheater, Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia, Norfolk Southern, Amtrak and the City of Roanoke…

Mississippi Export UTU Workers Reach 8-Year Deal…

MOSS POINT, MS - August 9, 2013 - The United Transportation Union announced on Thursday that train and engineer workers employed by Mississippi Export Railroad have ratified a new eight-year…

NCRR Siding Construction to Enhance Capacity…

RALEIGH, NC - August 9, 2013 - Construction is underway on a new passing siding on the North Carolina Railroad near the Lenoir-Wayne County line that will increase rail capacity…

RSL Railroad to Lease Additional NS Ohio Trackage…

MASSILLON, OH - August 9, 2013 - RSL Railroad, LLC, (RSL) has filed notice with the Surface Transportation Board to lease and operate another portion of Norfolk Southern trackage in the Massillon,…

MMA Bankruptcy Protection Granted in US, Canada Courts…

BANGOR, ME / MONTREAL, QC - August 9, 2013 - Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway was granted bankruptcy protection from both US and Canadian courts, giving the railway a temporary…

Wisconsin Governor Announces 4 Rail Infrastructure Grants…

MADISON, WI - August 9, 2013 – Governor Scott Walker announced Friday, August 9th four state awards totaling $7,605,081 to improve rail infrastructure and support economic growth. The Wisconsin Department of…

Mass Central Derailment Sends 4 Cars Off Rails…

PALMER, MA - August 9, 2013 - A Massachusetts Central Railroad train enroute from Ware to Palmer, Massachusetts, had four freight cars derail on Thursday afternoon in the Thorndike neighborhood…