April 18, 2014

NS - Clint Renegar
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Norfolk Southern has hosted a meeting with operating employees in Asheville to inform them it is negotiating to sell or lease 93 miles of lines in the Asheville area to a short... Read more
WASHINGTON – A YouTube video of a teenager getting kicked in the head by a railroad employee on a passing train has gone viral and Operation Lifesaver says its a reminder to be safe around the r... Read more
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NORTH CONWAY, N.H. – Conway Scenic Railroad 0-6-0 No. 7470 will pull a farewell excursion on May 31 prior to be taken out of service in July for its federally-mandated inspection and overha... Read more
DULUTH, Minn. – Washouts have closed BNSF Railway’s Casco Subdivision in northern Minnesota. The line serves as a conduit for BNSF taconite trains which service the Hibtac and Keetac plant... Read more
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Canadian Pacific CEO E. Hunter Harrison is selling his nearly 100-acre Connecticut property. The farm, just over an hour from New York City, includes three homes for the Harr... Read more
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JIM THORPE, Pa. – Reading & Northern 4-6-2 No. 425 will head up Autumn Leaf excursions for the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway on Oct. 11-12. The trips will operate from Port Clinton to Jim... Read more
UP - Matthew Griffin
OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific reported record numbers for the first quarter of 2014, bringing in a net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.38 per diluted share, compared to $957 million, or $2.03 per di... Read more
LAC-MÉGANTIC, Quebec – Oil that was spilled in a deadly wreck in Quebec last summer is reappearing in the Chaudière River, forcing some towns upstream to find an alternative source... Read more
Eurotunnel
LONDON – Channel Tunnel rail passengers are facing packed trains and delays this weekend after a series of problems earlier in the week, BBC News reports. Eurostar spokesman Leigh Calder s... Read more
Derail
SUDBURY, Ontario – The Huron Central line north of Lake Superior remains closed following a derailment earlier in the week. The train that derailed April 13 spilled diesel fuel into the Spanish... Read more
CAPE MAY, N.J. — It isn't often that a steam locomotive is found in an auction, much less a narrow gauge 2-6-2 built in 1920. But on May 10, Bonhams, an international auction house, will sell on... Read more
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