July 30, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – The first weekend of Sun Link streetcar service attracted 60,000 riders despite intense heat. Rides on July 26-27 were free, so questions remain about how many would ride wh... Read more
UP - Matthew Griffin
OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific has conducted training for 80 emergency response personnel from Arkansas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska this month. The tra... Read more
WASHINGTON – Plans to rename Philadelphia’s busy 30th Street Station have advanced after the House approved a bill this week to rename the busy terminal for the late congressman William H.... Read more
DALLAS — Trinity Industries Inc. reports earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, including a 2-for-1 stock split completed during the quarter. Quarterly revenue and net income ... Read more
SPENCER, N.C. – Volunteers with the FireUp611! organization are working on various projects in the next phase of the restoration effort of Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 No. 611 at the Nort... Read more
BNSF - Steve Schmollinger
VAUGHN, N.M. – BNSF Railway is beginning work this week on a $68 million project to construct a second main track between Carnero and Vaughn on its ex-Santa Fe Transcon main line. Construction o... Read more
CHATTNOOGA, Tenn. – As a city with an extensive railroad history, Chattanooga and a group of rail advocates are considering a proposed light-rail service that would operate between the Tennessee... Read more
SALAMANCA, N.Y. – The large two-story former Erie Railroad depot of Salamanca has been destroyed in a fire that investigators are calling suspicious. The depot, which had no power to it and has ... Read more
WASHINGTON – Failures at every level, from both Conrail and first responders, contributed to a dangerous situation during a derailment on a bridge in Paulsboro, N.J., in 2012, but the proba... Read more
POMONA, Calif. – The Rail Giants Train Museum will host a special night photography session on Aug. 2 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Railroad photographer Steve Crise will conduct the event, which ... Read more
DUBUQUE, Iowa – Canadian Pacific has reopened a bridge on its former Iowa, Chicago & Eastern line south of Dubuque after it was damaged by fire. CP spokesman Salem Woodrow tells Trains News ... Read more
DENVER — Denver's historic Union Station has officially reopened to the public this week. The structure has been renovated to include multiple restaurants, all created by Denver's top resta... Read more
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