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IORY Derailment Knocked Out Power in Norwood, OH…

IORY Derailment Knocked Out Power in Norwood, OH…

NORWOOD, OH – June 11, 2013 – An Indiana & Ohio derailment on Monday night knocked out power to roughly 19,000 Duke Energy customers and left a half dozen cars…

TSB of Canada Calls for Changes in Fatal VIA Report…

BURLINGTON, ON – June 11, 2013 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is calling for fundamental changes aimed at improving the country’s rail network — beginning with an…

VIA Rail Plans Basic Services for Strike Contingency…

MONTREAL, QC – June 11, 2013 – VIA Rail announced on Monday that if its customer service and other employees go on strike this week, management will continue to offer…

NS Greencastle Dedication, Crescent Corridor OCS…

NS Greencastle Dedication, Crescent Corridor OCS…

GREENCASTLE, PA – June 10, 2013 – On Tuessday, June 11, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman and U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and…

Limited Federal Investment Limits Amtrak NEC Infrastructure…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 10, 2013 – The reduced level of federal investment in Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure has resulted in a cumulative degradation of its components, nearing the loss of asset…

CP Appoints Jim Prentice to Board of Directors…

CALGARY, AB – JUNE 10, 2013 – Canadian Pacific Railway announced that the Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors effective June 7,…

KCS, NS Officials Inspect Meridian Speedway, LLC Tracks…

MERIDIAN, MS – June 10, 2013 – Last week, senior executives of Kansas City Southern and Norfolk Southern (NS) made a successful inspection trip across the Meridian Speedway (MSLLC) from…

Kiski Jct. Railroad to Receive True LV Heritage SW-900…

Kiski Jct. Railroad to Receive True LV Heritage SW-900…

BROOKVILLE, PA – June 10, 2013 – Brookville Equipment Corporation’s Locomotive Division released a heritage unit of its own on Friday – a true Lehigh Valley heritage SW900 #126 –…

Maine Eastern Passenger Ops Continuing For Now…

ROCKLAND, ME – June 10, 2013 – The demise of Maine Eastern Railroad’s passenger operations between Rockland and Brunswick, Maine have been prematurely forecast according to owners, Morristown & Erie…

PA Heritage Society Hosts Wernersville Station Re-dedication…

PA Heritage Society Hosts Wernersville Station Re-dedication…

WERNERSVILLE, PA – June 10, 2013 – The Heidelberg Heritage Society held a rededication ceremony Saturday to unveil the restoration of the historic Philadelphia & Reading and later Reading Railroad…