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CSX, CP May Launch Run-Through Trains

CSX and Canadian Pacific are reportedly discussing ways to eliminate traffic congestion in Chicago, including creating run-through trains.

 “We’ve had some discussions with CSX operationally as well as commercially,” CP CEO Keith Creel said last week at an investor conference. 166 more words

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Forgotten Photograph, Not Forgotten Man

I ran across this photograph recently while clearing out an electronic file folder on my computer.

The image was made in August 2014 in Amherst during a picnic of the Forest City Division of the Railroad Enthusiasts, a Cleveland-based group. 127 more words

Norfolk Southern

North Shore Named NS Short Line of Year

The Pennsylvania-based North Shore Railroad has been named as Norfolk Southern’s short line of the year.

North Shore, which manages six short-line railroads in central Pennsylvania, said its Lycoming Valley and Union County Industrial railroads were presented with business initiative awards by NS. 60 more words

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Working on the New Painesville Trestle

Preparation work has begun for construction of a new bridge to carry the Lake Erie District of Norfolk Southern over the Grand River in Painesville. 87 more words

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PennDot Might Sponsor Buses Before Amtrak Service Expands from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh

As the Pennsylvania Senate considers approving legislation designed to increase Amtrak service to Pittsburgh, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is eyeing sponsoring bus service until Amtrak service can be expanded. 245 more words

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NS to Close Chattanooga Hump Operation

Now it is Norfolk Southern that is closing hump operations. A Tennessee newspaper reported that hump operations will be ended at DeButts yard in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 69 more words

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N&W 611 Trip Changed for May 29

The Virginia Museum of Transportation has changed the operating schedule for excursions on May 29 behind Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611.

The trip between Roanoke and Lynchburg, Virginia, has been canceled in favor of a trip between Roanoke and Walton, Virginia, via Radford. 91 more words

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