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Hattiesburg, Miss.-based South Mississippi Electric Power Association (SMEPA) says it is suing Norfolk Southern, claiming NS holds a monopoly on coal delivery to the association’s Plant Morrow plan tin Purvis, Miss., that lead to inflated costs. SMEPA claims Norfolk Southern has u ...

Virginia’s plans to expand Amtrak passenger rail service to Norfolk, Va., will be pursued without sacrificing Amtrak’s current route through the state’s Tidewater region, which terminates at Newport News, on the north side of the James River.

Some Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority regional rail riders Monday were able to access “quiet cars” under MBTA’s newly instituted program. ...
U. S. railroads reported 665 fatalities in the first 10 months of 2010, with all but 41 attributed to grade crossing accidents and trespassing. ...

vantuono96x72In his own words, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman, Railway Age’s 2011 Railroader of the Year, was a kid who loved trains.

U.S. freight carload traffic for the holiday week ending Dec. 25 rose sharply, up 29.3%, compared with the same week in 2009, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal traffic also was robust, up 25.1% compared to the same week in 2009. AAR noted, “Both the curre ...
Fares rose again Thursday for customers of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, still struggling to fill a large gap in MTA’s operating budget. Single-ride subway fares rose to $2.50, and while MTA’s 30-day unlimited pass remained in existence, its price is now $104. W ...
Norfolk Southern has secured $105 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for its 2,500-mile Crescent Corridor linking New Orleans, Memphis, and the Northeast. ...
Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) Wednesday tallied up its top 10 milestones notched by its FasTracks program in 2010, as a not-so-subtle reminder of what’s been accomplished during a politically tumultuous year nationwide. ...
Tucson, Ariz., has succeeded in landing a $63 million grant from the Federal Transit Administrartion for its planned $196 million, 3.9-mile streetcar project, making it much less likely the new Congress could take away funding for the project in January. The city, fearful of a federal re ...
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