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September 12, 2014
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MINNEAPOLIS – At a meeting of the National Grain Car Council in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon, railroads expressed optimism that coming infrastructure im... More »
GREENVILLE JUNCTION, Maine – The Greenville Junction Depot Friends and the new Central Maine & Quebec Railway are negotiating an agreement that w... More »
Holiday Express
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City Southern has released the schedule for the 2014 Holiday Express train. In its 14th annual run, the train will stop in 21 co... More »
CHICAGO — Beginning Sept. 15, buses will substitute for Illinois-sponsored Chicago-St. Louis Lincoln Service trains south of Springfield. The Chicago-San ... More »
Watco Jay Hastings
PITTSBURG, Kan. – Watco has named Andrew Cordischi Jr., as its senior vice president and chief information officer. In this position, Cordischi ... More »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The public is invited to explore Memphis railroad history and share memories and photos when the Memphis Railroad & Trolley Museum ce... More »
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Chicago might have more trains, and St. Louis a big shiny arch, but Kansas City is the ton-mile king, with over 1 billion tons passing through the city (or above it, on flyovers) in 2003. That is 15 percent more tons than Chicago. What is remarkable... More »
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