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Thursday Jul 24 | Bellevue Reporter

Transit board taps BNSF site in Bellevue as preferred option for rail yard

The Sound Transit Board emphasized the need to explore all options for mitigating the impact of constructing a rail yard at the BNSF site in Bellevue following its selection Thursday as the preferred alternative moving forward with development of a final environmental impact statement.


Related Topix: Bellevue, WA, Railroads

Thursday Jul 24 |

Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill

Gus Melonas says a locomotive and buffer car loaded with sand also left the rails about 2 a.m. at the Interbay yard as the train with 102 cars of Bakken oil was pulling out, headed for a refinery at Anacortes.


Related Topix: Railroads, Anacortes, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Albany Gazette

Committee making progress toward railroad a quiet zonea downtown

The railroad may be an integral part of New Albany's history but even ardent train lovers are bothered from time to time by the loud train horns that can drown out programs at the courthouse or civic center and make it impossible to carry on business or even a telephone conversation downtown.


Related Topix: Railroads, Mississippi

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Washington Times

EXCHANGE: Artist creates 30 years of rail memories

Artist Ron Hatch has been creating the annual Railroad Days poster for about three decades, and a look at his combined work of 29 posters since 1985, is an engaging view of locomotive history, railroad history and graphic arts evolution.


Related Topix: Railroads, Knoxville, IL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Riding The Rails To Profits?

US railroads are extremely fuel efficient, moving a ton of freight between 400 and 500 miles on a single gallon of diesel.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Financial Markets, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Railroads, Transportation, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Derailment Precautions

Some people in Minnehaha County are raising safety concerns about oil from North Dakota moving by train near their neighborhoods.


Related Topix: Minnehaha County, SD, Railroads, Sioux Falls, SD

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

COLUMN: 'Training time' for drivers, business and council

It's going to be a long, slow summer now that two-kilometre-long coal trains have begun their passage through downtown Abbotsford.


Related Topix: Canada, Railroads, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

War Is A Crime

Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail Routes Published for First Time

DeSmogBlog is publishing the first documents ever obtained from the Wisconsin government revealing routes for oil-by-rail trains in the state carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing in the Bakken Shale basin.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Railroads, Buffalo County, WI, Pepin County, WI, La Crosse County, WI

JD Supra

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Apportionment

The U.S. Court of Appeals used the recent case of PCS Nitrogen Inc. v. Ashley II of Charleston LLC to decide when it is appropriate to rule in favor of apportionment under CERCLA.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Charleston, SC, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Railroads

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Second rail line through La Crosse raising more concerns

A proposed second railway line through La Crosse continues to raise concerns for residents.


Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Railroads


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