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April 23, 2014
Metro North Michael T Burkhart
NEW YORK – A new Metro-North directive would require the railroad’s engineers to be evaluated for sleep apnea. The directive comes in the wake... More »
MOUNT DORA, Fla. – The Orange Blossom Cannonball will once again stop at Mount Dora with the Tavares, Eustis & Gulf Railroad returning service to... More »
ELBE, Wash. - Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is moving its May SteamFest to July to coincide with the grand opening of a new logging railroad museum. In a message... More »
CHICAGO – While America's railroads and industries are still begging for tank cars, freight car makers are reporting a simultaneous surge in demand for co... More »
MINNEAPOLIS – Planners of the Twin Cities’ controversial Southwest Light Rail project sent Minneapolis a different design for tunnels than the one a... More »
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NORFOLK, VA. – Norfolk Southern reported first-quarter net income of $368 million, or $1.17 per diluted share, compared with $450 million, or $1.41 per di... More »
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