August 19, 2014

RUTLAND, Vt. – The National Railway Historical Society has released the schedule of trips for its 2015 annual convention to be held in Rutland. The convention will include trips over the Saratog... Read more
SHELTON, Wash. – Eight months after a train snagged a power line and left hundreds of people in the dark, the future of America's last logging railroad is in question. The Simpson Lumber Co. rai... Read more
New Mexico Rail Runner Alex Mayes
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico's Rail Runner commuter service has received $8 million in insurance settlement benefits through the state without paying any premiums, the Albuquerque Journal repo... Read more
Lac-Megantic panelists
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec – Eighteen different factors led to the deadly Lac-Mégantic oil train wreck, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada’s final report that was issu... Read more
GOLDEN, Colo. – Recently restored former Denver & Rio Grande Western narrow gauge 2-8-2 No. 491 will make its first public appearance at a special “Roll Out Party” at the Colorad... Read more
CTA Brian Schmidt
CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority board has awarded a $40.3 million contract to Kiewit Infrastructure Co. to overhaul elevated tracks between the Armitage and Merchandise Mart station... Read more
MONTREAL – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada investigation into the July 2013 Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, concludes that a multitude o... Read more
COLUMBUS, Neb. – City officials in Columbus believe it is too costly to preserve the 105-year-old Union Pacific depot with public funds, the Columbus Telegram reports. UP is replacing the s... Read more
MMA Thomas Mik
CHICAGO – Ed Burkhardt, the former leader of the beleaguered Montreal, Maine & Atlantic, says there are few surprises in the Transportation Safety Board of Canada report issued today about l... Read more
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