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Knoxville News Sentinel
Norfolk Southern opens new rail/truck terminal
ED MARCUM/NEWS SENTINEL Norfolk Southern Corp. has opened a Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer Terminal on Tennessee Avenue near Interstate 275.
Tue May 21, 2013
NBC New York
Exclusive: Man Directs Traffic for NJ Transit While Drunk
A man who doesn't work for New Jersey Transit but directed traffic at a bus lot in midtown while wearing an agency vest was regularly drunk on the job, possibly endangering commuters and pedestrians until NBC 4 New York began investigating.
Boy With Cancer Gets Wish to Ride a Train
Submitted by the Grafton and Upton Railroad Brady Smith, of Webster, loves trains: freight trains in particular.
Who will pay for the Metro-North train crash?
Normally, operational and maintenance expenses along the Metro-North rail line are split between the state Department of Transportation and the New York-based Metropolitan Transportation Authority .
The Globe and Mail
CP Rail says oil leaking after tankers derail in Saskatchewan
Canadian Pacific Rail locomotives sit idle at the company's Port Coquitlam yard east of Vancouver in this file photo.
The sound of silence: City leaders propose railroad "quiet zone"
You can't see it, but you can definitely hear it. It is that loud, blaringly obvious sound that signifies a train is near.
Implore President Obama to Enforce the Civil Rights Act
Activists are charging the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority with violating the civil rights of a half-million bus riders, 75 percent of them black or Latino, by cutting 1 million hours of bus service and raising monthly bus passes to $72 while giving away public funds to rail developers and contractors.
Lottery open for Cheyenne Frontier Days Train tickets
Because of the large demand for tickets on the July 20 Union Pacific Railroad special, the lottery system will determine purchasers.
Railroad Removes Pedestrian Crossing at East Metra Station
The pedestrian crosswalk between the Metra platforms for north and south bound rail traffic at the East Lake Forest Train Station was removed Saturday by the Union Pacific Railroad, according to a spokesperson for the railroad and a new release from the City.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pensions & Investments
Austin's Capital Metropolitan Transportation keeps Cornerstone as consultant
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Austin, Texas, rehired Cornerstone Advisors as investment consultant for its defined benefit pension plan and three 401 plans, according to a contract posted on procurement website Onvia DemandStar.
Advocates of gay-rights ordinance more 'geared up'
Tony Caribaltes is an openly gay businessman in Jacksonville. He said the city's attitude toward gay people is improving.
New Railroad Bridge Over Shermer Road Could be in Place by End of 2013
A new railroad bridge to replace the viaduct that collapsed in 2012 over Shermer Road could be in place by the end of the this year, under an expedited schedule recently released by Union Pacific Railroad , according to a village news release.
Is Kansas City Southern building steam for a sale?
With a booming Mexico-based arm and packing a sales increase of 48 percent through 2016, no railroad may be more poised to be taken over than Kansas City Southern, Bloomberg reports.
Sun May 19, 2013
Whittier Daily News
Editorial: L.A. county should slow down on fee to limit traffic
Sometimes it seems there's a deliberate attempt by bureaucrats to use language as off-putting as possible with the purpose of creating a wall of boredom that only the most determined or demented will take the time to penetrate.
Sat May 18, 2013
NTSB investigating Conn. crash that injured 70
Investigators say it's too soon to know what caused a commuter train to derail Friday, injuring 70 people when it slammed into another train heading in the opposite direction.
Ackman Chose An Old Fox To Run Canadian Pacific Rail: Has He Got You Foxed Too?
Canadian Pacific Railway is certainly topical. The subject of activist investor Bill Ackman's 2012 reorganization and now run by Ackman-backed legendary railroader Hunter Harrison, the stock has gone nowhere but up since Harrison was put in office.
Watertown Daily Times
Gillibrand urges CSX Corp. to consider Massena for Select Site Program
The former General Motors Powertrain site here could get a marketing push through a CSX program to promote development at rail-accessible sites.
Investigation Into Suspicious Bag Turns Up Empty
Several people were removed from a New Jersey Transit bus shortly after midnight Friday while authorities checked out a suspicious bag left in the cargo hold, police said.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Journal of Commerce Online
Grupo TMM Posts Bigger Year-Over-Year Loss
Grupo TMM reported a net loss of 165.6 million Mexican pesos in the first quarter of 2013, compared with a net loss of $11.3 million in the first quarter of 2012.
National Public Radio
Injuries Reported In 'Major' Train Derailment In Connecticut
Two Metro-North Railroad trains have collided on a stretch of track near Fairfield, Conn., causing a "major derailment" and "preliminary reports of injuries," according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority .