| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:39 AM
HOUSTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Refiner PBF Energy will
only use safer railcars to move Bakken crude oil starting on
April 1, Chairman Tom O'Malley said on Thursday, as the industry
faces pressure to rely on newer cars that can better withstand
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:44 AM
NEW YORK, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Railway company Norfolk
Southern Corp confirmed that a train carrying crude oil
had derailed in Vandergrift, in western Pennsylvania, on
There were as yet no reports of fire at the scene, according
to local media....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:54 AM
The Schaubach Cos. bought the Virginia Renaissance Center -- at the site of the former Ford Motor Co. plant -- from VRC Ventures for $4.1 million, CBRE|Hampton Roads announced.
Three of five parcels comprising nearly 18 acres and a 30,000-square-foot...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:42 PM
A 24-year-old man was charged with trying to kill a police officer after a confrontation near a Metra stop Sunday night.
Nathan Haywood, 24, was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer, attempted first degree murder of a police officer,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Police continue to interview a 24-year-old man in connection with the beating and choking of a 39-year-old Norfolk Southern police officer near a Southwest Side Metra station late Sunday night.
The officer, who lost consciousness during the attack,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:28 AM
In one of his last actions as Virginia’s governor, Bob McDonnell announced on Thursday a move that will bring passenger train service to Roanoke again. The state’s Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and Norfolk Southern...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Christmas came early for Alburtis residents, at least those hungry for a sit-down restaurant in the borough.
Thanks to a six-month overhaul of the former Iron Horse Inn, which had significantly deteriorated under longtime owner Hermann Sulderits, the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:02 PM
The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades.
The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:48 PM
If the proposed Wrigley Field renovation gets completed, the team would be in line for an $8.5 million property tax break, under a measure the City Council is expected to approve Wednesday.
Cubs ownership would be in line for an $8.5 million property...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Canton has traditionally been a blue-collar neighborhood, and for more than 100 years, the Canton Railroad Co. has been a part of that mix, moving freight for local industries and the port of Baltimore.
Its locomotives are a familiar — and at times...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Just before 5 Friday morning a train hit a car in southern Kosciusko County, killing Wesley Cox and his 4-year old daughter Grace Cox.
They are both from Laketon, near North Manchester.
It happened in the small town of Sydney on State Road 13....