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WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Grand Canyon Railway 2-8-2 No. 4960 will lead two round trips from Williams to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in September. The Bald... More »
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TEHACHAPI, Calif. – BNSF Railway is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the deat... More »
FARGO, N.D. – The Surface Transportation Board will hold a public hearing on Sept. 4 in Fargo to obtain public input report on service problems in the U.S... More »
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – A proposed sale of the Carolina Southern Railroad to the states is now held up by legislative delays, the Myrtle Beach Sun News ... More »
WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration has funded two grants totaling $350,000 to support development of a Short Line Safety Institute. The... More »
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Port Metro Vancouver has approved the proposed direct coal transfer facility at Fraser Surrey Docks to be served by BNSF Rai... More »
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