Railroad Newsline for Wednesday, 06/25/08
Author: Larry W. Grant
Date: 06-24-2008 - 20:00






Railroad Newsline for Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Compiled by Larry W. Grant

In Memory of Rob Carlson, 1952 2006






RAIL NEWS:




RAILROAD BUFFS FROM FAR AND WIDE RIDE THE LOOP (With photos)

[www.bakersfield.com]




TRAIN CARS ON FIRE AFTER KCS TRAIN HITS LOG TRUCK NEAR ADA, LOUISIANA

[www.ktbs.com]




EDGEWOOD, TEXAS: AMTRAK OFFICIAL SAYS DOUBLE ENGINE FAILURE WAS 'UNUSUAL'

[www.vanzandtnewspapers.com]




STOKOE ARTIFACTS WERE NOT HARMED IN TEHACHAPI DEPOT FIRE (With photo)

[www.tehachapinews.com]




RIDING THE RAILS: OKLAHOMA ENGINEER REFLECTS ON CAREER

[www.normantranscript.com]




AMTRAK REFORM WELCOME; EXPAND TRAIN SERVICE FOR AMERICANS FED UP WITH HIGH GAS AND JET FUEL PRICES

[www.dailybreeze.com]




FAIRBANKS TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE VOTES TO PUT $2 MILLION TOWARD SOUTHERN BYPASS PLANNING

[newsminer.com]




FLOODING CONTINUES TO LIMIT ETHANOL PRODUCTION

[www.farmfutures.com]




MAN IDENTIFIED IN FATAL MARION, ILLINOIS TRAIN CRASH (With photo)

[www.thesouthern.com]




INPUT SOUGHT ON FATE OF HISTORIC UNION PACIFIC SWING BRIDGE AT FREEPORT, TEXAS

[thefacts.com]




RAILROADS READY FOR WHEAT HARVEST: SOME OF LAST YEAR'S RECORD CROPS WERE LOST FOR LACK OF TRANSPORTATION

[www.tradingmarkets.com] News/1706315/




CIMARRON, AN IMPORTANT COLORADO RAILROAD TOWN

[www.montrosepress.com]




PLANS FOR CHINESE WORKERS MUSEUM MOVE FORWARD IN CARSON CITY, NEVADA

[www.nevadaappeal.com]




CATTLE TOWNS: FORT MORGAN, COLORADO

[www.cattlenetwork.com]




VINTAGE PASSENGER TRAIN PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY (With photos)

[www.montrosepress.com]




A NEW TRAIL IN TACOMA'S BACKYARD? (With photo and map)

[www.thenewstribune.com]




CRAWFORD PARK? KELSO FOUNDER'S HOMESTEAD MAY BE IDEAL (With photos)

[www.tdn.com]




OPINION, THE FINANCIAL TIMES: CSX MUST CHOOSE ROUTE TO BOTTOM LINE

[www.ft.com]




CSX CHIEF SAYS RAIL GROUP IS CATCHING UP

[www.ft.com]




LAST TRAIN TO CROSS CONNECTICUT DRAWBRIDGE

[www.nytimes.com]




A TRAIN, A TRUCK ... OR BOTH? (With photo)

[www.news-record.com]




LETTER TO THE EDITOR, THE BOWLING GREEN (KY) DAILY NEWS: CSX, CITY POSSIBLY HAVE AN OLD GRUDGE

[bgdailynews.com]




WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACKS; DUNN, NORTH CAROLINA WOMAN HITS DEAD ENDS AT EVERY TURN (With photos)

[www.mydailyrecord.com]




HISTORIC CONNECTICUT: TRAINS KEPT A-ROLLIN' AT CONNECTICUT EASTERN RAILROAD MUSEUM

[www.conntact.com]




NEW VINTAGE CAR AT CONWAY, NEW HAMPSHIRE RAIL STATION

[www.unionleader.com]




DRIVER COLLIDES WITH TRAIN IN MATTHEWS, NORTH CAROLINA, TOTALS VAN

[www.charlotte.com]




ON TRACK: RUSSIA PLANS RAILROAD LINK TO JAPAN

[www.russiatoday.ru]




MECHEL ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION OF SPUR-TRACK TO ELGA COAL DEPOSIT AT OPENING CEREMONY

[www.sunherald.com]




BRITAIN MAY ADD FIVE RAIL LINES AS TRAIN TRAVEL JUMPS

[www.bloomberg.com]




TRANSIT NEWS:




BACK ON LINE: STREET CARS RETURN TO NEW ORLEANS' SOUTH CARROLLTON AVENUE

[www.nola.com]




HOUSTON METRO'S EAST END LIGHT RAIL PLANS MET WITH MIXED RECEPTION

[www.chron.com]




CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY RED LINE TRAINS TO BE REROUTED FOR REPAIR WORK

[www.chicagotribune.com]




BRING BACK THE STREETCARS? CHICAGO DUMPED THEM 50 YEARS AGO, AND ADVOCATES SAY IT WAS A MISTAKE

[www.suntimes.com]




A RIDE THROUGH HOUSTON'S TRANSPORTATION PAST; TROVE OF DOCUMENTS, PHOTOS ILLUMINATES CITY'S STREETCAR ERA

[www.chron.com]




IT'S A GAS! METROLINK AT ALL-TIME RIDERSHIP HIGH

[cbs2.com]




HOUSTON'S DECISIONS ON LIGHT RAIL WERE YEARS IN MAKING

[www.chron.com]




CONNECTICUT DRIVERS FIND TRAINS THE WAY TO GO

[www.greenwichtime.com]




ATLANTA'S GETTING LAPPED IN THE RACE TO THE FUTURE

[www.ajc.com]




ANOTHER MTA FARE HIKE ON THE HORIZON? (With video)

[abclocal.go.com]




THE END





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