14 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
2 railroads sue Md. to prevent disclosure of crude oil shipments
Two major Eastern railroads have filed lawsuits against the Maryland Department of Environment to block it from disclosing their shipments of crude oil through the state, according to court records.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Washington Post
Two more meetings are set on Virginia Avenue tunnel project
Since the June release of a final review of the proposed reconstruction of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel in Southeast Washington, opponents of the project appear to have gained some momentum.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
PUCO Media Release Rss Feed
PUCO approves upgrades of four rail crossings
COLUMBUS, OHIO The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio today approved four highway-rail grade crossing projects in Marion, Holmes, Shelby and Huron counties.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Railroad Themed Art will Raise Funds for Children's Hospital
Public art that highlights an integral part of Huntington's history will serve as a fundraiser for the Hoops Family Children's Hospital in 2015.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
MassDOT purchases Berkshire Rail for $12.13 million
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is the new owner of the Berkshire Line, the first step toward the possible return of passenger rail linking the county with New York City.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...
In Paulsboro train derailment, defense wants plaintiff's press comments silenced
NEWARK, N.J. - The law firm representing Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX Transportation in class action lawsuits related to the November 2012 train derailment in Paulsboro has requested a federal judge issue an order preventing the plaintiff's attorney from discussing the case with reporters.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Railroads say up to 44 oil trains weekly cross NY
CSX Transportation said it hauls an average of 20 to 35 trains a week across 17 upstate New York counties from the west to Albany and then south along the Hudson River.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Cary intersection closed for railroad crossing upgrades
The project, approved by the Cary Town Council in 2011, will provide sidewalk improvements on each side of Southwest Cary Parkway, add pedestrian signal controlled crosswalks at the intersection and upgrade rubber materials to minimize vehicle vibration while crossing the railroad tracks.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Albany Times Union
State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Jerry Hauer has informed the rail companies CSX Transportation and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company that their required disclosures of routes can't be exempted from state FOIL requirements.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Joines announces re-election plans for District 14 commissioner
Joines is a 1982 graduate of DuPont High School in Hermitage and attended Middle Tennessee State University.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Navy Yard Residents Still Aren't Convinced About Train Tunnel Plan
The details of how the government will permit the owners of the 100-year-old Virginia Avenue tunnel, CSX Transportation, to reconstruct the train route will likely be finalized by the end of the summer.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Unfair Rail Tax Case to Go Before Justices Again
A finding that Alabama discriminates against retailers with a 4 percent sales tax on gross receipts will go before the Supreme Court, the justices said Tuesday.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Indianapolis Business News
Muncie launches 'quiet zone' push to benefit hotel
The city of Muncie has launched an effort to create a downtown quiet zone by closing or upgrading railroad crossings in a push to reduce thousands of daily train whistles.