Railroad Newsline for Monday, 06/30/08
Author: Larry W. Grant
Date: 06-29-2008 - 20:01






Railroad Newsline for Monday, June 30, 2008

Compiled by Larry W. Grant

In Memory of Rob Carlson, 1952 2006






RAIL NEWS:




BNSF RESTORES LIMITED SERVICE OVER ITS TRANSCON ROUTE SATURDAY

[domino.bnsf.com]

And:

[domino.bnsf.com]




GRAND OPENING FOR SPIKE (With photo)

[www.nptelegraph.com]




THIS GARAGE SALE IS ONE YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS (With photos)

[wenatcheeworld.com]




RESIDENTS RAISE PUBLIC BENEFIT ISSUE OVER COLTON RAIL PROJECT AT STATE HEARING (With map)

[www.pe.com]




MEMPHIS BLUES? TRAIN GETS DIVERTED

[www.nola.com]




AMTRAK AND LIONEL ANNOUNCE ANNUAL ESSAY CONTEST; TOPIC -- HOW TO CELEBRATE 'NATIONAL TRAIN DAY'

[www.amtrak.com]




SOUTH DAKOTA GROUP FAILS TO REFER EMINENT DOMAIN LAW

[www.kxmb.com]




THOMAS H. KENNA NAMED PRESIDENT OF PANAMA CANAL RAILWAY COMPANY

[notes.kcsi.com]




MUNDELEIN, ILLINOIS EXPRESSES RAILROAD CONCERNS IN WRITING

[www.pioneerlocal.com]




OPINION, THE BEAUMONT (TX) ENTERPRISE: GAS PRICES BOOST NEED FOR REAL AMTRAK STATION IN BEAUMONT

[beaumontenterprise.com]




CROSSING TRACKS: TRAIN ENTHUSIASTS SHARE STORIES, WORK TO SAVE CRAIG, COLORADO DEPOT

[www.craigdailypress.com]




LAWRENCE, KANSAS: A LOOK INSIDE A NOW-CONTROVERSIAL TRAIN DEPOT (With video)

[www.pe.com]




CALIFORNIA'S RAILTOWN 1897 STATE HISTORIC PARK CELEBRATES

[www.uniondemocrat.com]




DECATUR, ILLINOIS RAILROAD WORKER DIES IN ACCIDENT

[www.chicagotribune.com]




HISTORY OF MEMORIES EXIST AT OLD NEVADA RAILROAD STATION

[www.nevadaappeal.com]




WORKIN' ON THE RAILROAD: MINNESOTA VOLUNTEERS WORK TO RESTORE EQUIPMENT

[www.timberjay.com]




AMTRAK IN LINE FOR A BIG FUNDING BOOST

[www.kiplinger.com]




BLACK HILLS RAIL LINE, ON SPOKED WHEELS INSTEAD OF STEEL (With photo and map)

[travel.nytimes.com]




LETTER TO THE EDITOR, THE NEW YORK TIMES: BETTER RAIL SERVICE

[www.nytimes.com]




B&O RAILROAD MUSEUM RESTORES LOCOMOTIVE (With photo)

[wjz.com]




PROPOSAL BY NORFOLK SOUTHERN, PAN AM RAILWAYS TO CO-OWN NEW RAILROAD A MINOR TRANSACTION, STB SAYS

[www.progressiverailroading.com]




SUNSET SOLSTICE PARTY SUCCEEDS IN PROMOTING THE OYSTER BAY RAILROAD MUSEUM

[www.antonnews.com]




AMERICA'S LOVE AFFAIR WITH TRAINS FEATURED IN 'MAIN TRACK' RAILROAD VARIETY SHOW (With photo)

[www.southcoasttoday.com]




RAILROAD IN SMITHTON, PENNSYLVANIA SUES WOMAN FOR DAMAGE AT CROSSING

[www.pittsburghlive.com]




NATIONAL PARK SERVICE DETERMINING BEST OPTION FOR SCENIC RAILROAD TRACK RELOCATION

[www.times-news.com]




LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD TICKET WINDOW REPLICATED IN SAYRE, PENNSYLVANIA MUSEUM (With photo)

[www.morning-times.com]




'LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD' COMING TO CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILROAD IN JULY

[www.ohio.com]




PRINCE CHARLES TOOK AN 18,900 TRAIN RIDE TO THE PUB

[www.guardian.co.uk]




CAPITAL TRAIN DRIVERS ON TRACK FOR VIRTUAL REALITY LESSONS

[edinburghnews.scotsman.com]




STEAM TRAIN TRACKS BACK EIGHT DECADES (With photo)

[www.bclocalnews.com]




TRANSIT NEWS:




ACE COMMUTER TRAIN DERAILS IN STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (With video)

[www.kcra.com]

Courtesy, Coleman Randall, Jr




DIESEL COSTS MAY STEER FASTRACKS TO ELECTRIC TRAINS; SPIKING PRICES FORCE DENVER RTD TO RECONSIDER HOW IT WILL POWER ITS METRO NORTH RAIL LINE

[www.denverpost.com]




FARE HIKES FOR METROLINK COMMUTER TRAIN PASSENGERS

[www.sacbee.com]




EDITORIAL, THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS: RAIL COULD REVITALIZE PLEASANT GROVE

[www.dallasnews.com]




SEARCHING FOR A CHEAPER COMMUTE: STUDY SHOWS HYBRIDS, BIKES, TRAINS ON A ROLL IN UTAH

[www.sltrib.com]




SOUTH SHORE LINE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS

[www.wbbm780.com]




PORTLAND-MILWAUKIE LIGHT RAIL STILL ON TRACK

[www.djcoregon.com]




NEW MAX CARS GIVE TRIMET A SLEEK LOOK (With photo)

[www.oregoncitynewsonline.com]




RAILROAD PROJECT EFFECTS LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD SUMMER SCHEDULE

[www.newsday.com]




LIRR ENDS EAST END SHUTTLE INITIATIVE

[www.newsday.com]




AMTRAK COULD HOLD PIECE OF FLORIDA COMMUTER-RAIL PUZZLE (With photo)

[www.heraldtribune.com]




THE END





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