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Railway Transportation

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  • Canadian Pacific approached CSX about merger: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd has approached CSX Corp about merging the two North American railroad operators to create a transcontinental carrier worth more than $60 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The offer was made in the...
  • One killed, two hurt when train hits them on California trestle

    (Reuters) - One woman was killed and two other people were badly hurt when they were struck by a train while taking photographs of the sunset from a California railroad trestle, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said on Sunday. A group of four...
  • Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place

    Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place
    Five aldermen well-versed in Chicago's transportation issues on Wednesday called for yet another study to examine the feasibility and cost of launching high-quality airport express train service for O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and...
  • Pennsylvania releases crude oil train reports

    WASHINGTON As many as 60 trains a week carry large volumes of Bakken crude oil across Pennsylvania, according to documents released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency. That makes the Keystone State the largest single destination on...
  • It's easy to fall for Dunsmuir

    It's easy to fall for Dunsmuir
    The train is bearing down on me. I hear its piercing whistle, feel its rumble, before I ever see it, of course. I am stuck on the tracks. Specifically, I have just started crossing the final narrow bridge back from the trek along the Union Pacific...
  • Rail industry pushes feds to drop crude-oil reporting rule

    WASHINGTON Two railroad industry trade groups have quietly asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to drop its requirement that rail carriers transporting large volumes of Bakken crude oil notify state emergency officials. The railroads have...
  • Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?

    Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?
    When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online. There would be "a few huge winners" in the long run...
  • Connecticut To Cobble Together Rest Of Money For Walk Bridge

    Connecticut To Cobble Together Rest Of Money For Walk Bridge
    The state will come up with the extra $188 million needed to replace the decrepit Norwalk River railroad bridge, but the new span won't be in place until 2020, officials announced Thursday. Leaving the 118-year-old bridge to continue deteriorating isn't...
  • Canadian Pacific CEO to railroads: Let us fix Chicago

    TORONTO (Reuters) - With his push to turn around Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd ahead of schedule, Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has his eye on another challenge: the logistics nightmare that is Chicago. CP has offered to buy, lease or at least operate...
  • Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements

    Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements
    WASHINGTON Ethanol producers are pushing back hard against new rail safety rules after a federal study found that ethanol poses hazards equal to or greater than crude oil in rail transportation. An analysis of tank car damage in derailments published...
  • Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease

    Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease
    Park Ridge's downtown Metra station house will stay open even if they city does not renew its lease with the Union Pacific Railroad, railroad officials say. "It's a 'possibility' they would close the depot if we don't sign," City Manager Shawn...