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JEFFERSON CITY — A railroad company's decision to deny insurance coverage to a drunken-driving employee is being challenged almost nine years after a crash near a Ruby Tuesday's in Springfield. The Missouri Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in the latest chapter of a legal ...
The lease amount was $1,800 per year when the company first contacted Carey's office. The case began in July 2017 when the NFS Railroad alleged a portion of the library was built on property currently owned by them. At that time the NFS Railroad said they would sell the property to the county for ...

Railroad giant CSX is looking to sell off a chunk of track running from just outside of Jacksonville through Pensacola. ... group that has worked for years to restore the Gulf Coast line closed down since 2005's Hurricane Katrina, said passenger rail should be considered by whichever company buys the line.
For the Indiana Rail Road, this year's award marks the second time Railway Age has so honored INRD; the privately held, 500-mile Indianapolis-based company first received Regional Railroad of the Year honors in 2012. INRD's success at expanding its non-coal traffic base through an aggressive growth ...
At a meeting of the council's Transportation Committee on Monday, a new settlement with TC&W was proposed that called for paying the railroad up to $11.9 million, plus $230,000 for expenses. The council gave TC&W until April 18 to respond — no one from the company attended the meeting.
A commuter fed up with "continually" delayed trains has won a legal bid for compensation against the rail company. Seph Pochin, of Halesworth, Suffolk, had described the service between his home and Ipswich as "woeful", with one train delayed by 100 minutes. A warrant has now been issued for bailiffs ...

Harry Ross, the Alaska Railroad's first black conductor, is retiring at the end of the summer — after a record 50 years with the company. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Alaska Public ... started moving trains when he was 21. Fifty years later, he's still transporting passengers and freight by rail across the state.
Ruest, a 22-year veteran of the company, will need to act quickly to turn around a railroad that long had been a standard of efficiency but that has grappled with network congestion in recent months. Canadian National recently earned a rare public rebuke from key customer Halliburton Co., which said rail ...
Some promising news for neighbors living right down the road from multiple rail cars loaded with human waste. The 'stink' may be history soon. We've learned the railroad company that's storing those stinky cars will no longer accept new shipments until the cars there now are handled. "Alabama is not a ...
A POOLE company has played a role in a televised record attempt to create the longest model railway in the world. Model Railway Solutions, at Alder Hills, was consulted as part of Channel 4's hit series 'The Biggest Little Railway in the World'. This show, fronted by Dick Strawbridge, is currently enjoying ...
It would fine a rail company up to $5,000 for each lane blocked for more than five minutes. That penalty would double for traffic tie-ups ... Delays for emergency responders are a safety hazard, but railroad officials have dismissed local officers' pleas, he said. "Trains come in there and stop and block traffic, ...
Amtrak President Richard Anderson says the signal system run by a private railroad was down when one of his passenger trains slammed into a freight ... Amtrak says train company CSX is responsible for maintaining signals, switching and the scheduling of trains along tracks in South Carolina where a ...
The tract was situated on the east side of Railroad Avenue. O'Donnell & McManiman, a local contracting company, erected the creamery for a total of $25,000. The building footprint was 91 feet long and 55 feet wide. The building was set back from the rail line and required an extended loading ramp to ...
In 1898, sugar planters Meyer, Kruse and H.P. Faye combined their holdings with Kekaha Mill Co. under Otto Isenberg to form Kekaha Sugar Company Ltd., which remained in business until 2000. The newly established plantation inherited the railroad Otto Isenberg had built for Kekaha Mill Co. beginning ...
Texas Central V-P Holly Reed maintains they can use eminent domain because of their status as a railroad. But critics of the project contend the company doesn't have that authority because they're currently not running an active rail line. As for their efforts to acquire property, Reed explained they're now ...
"The company has been subject to six roadside safety inspections with two of them resulting in vehicles being placed out of service," Kotowski said. ... The State Corporation Commission, which inspects railroad facilities including track and equipment, does not maintain inspection records but turns them ...
A railroad crossing in Wichita Falls will be temporarily closed for repairs. (Source: City of Wichita Falls). WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN ... The Wichita, Tillman, and Jackson Railroad Company will be closing the railroad crossing at Jefferson Street on January 30. Traffic will be diverted to Lincoln Street and along ...

In one new development, however, he said, "in setting his priorities for the year, the new chairman of the Warren County Board of Supervisors, Ron Conover of Bolton, said he wanted to find a way to get the rail company off of the tracks and replace them with another recreational use, such as a rail bike ...
Throughout the renovation period, the Napa Valley Wine Train will partner with Sierra Railroad Company to utilize five of their world-class railcars and a locomotive to expand current operations and offerings. “As we begin a new year, we look forward to updating our beloved Vista Dome and the main train ...
Lee County Commissioner Robert Ham says the Norfolk Southern Railroad company began the project with temporary fixes with plans to make more permanent ones. One resident says the unfinished work was a potential hazard. "I was driving over it, my car bumpy, hit, the bottom, pretty much tearing the ...
The system is currently in use by X Rail Entertainment, Inc. (OTCPK:XREE) on its X Wine Railroad service and for use on its LA to Las Vegas service planned ... This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (the "Company") within the meaning of the ...
In this July 26, 2013 photo, Dick Beamish of Saranac Lake, a member of the Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates, stands on deteriorating railroad tracks on a causeway across Lake Clear in Saranac Lake, N.Y.. He hopes the state will decide to tear up the tracks and create a 90-mile biking, hiking and ...
OAKLEY — The stewards of a six-acre field of century-old vineyards have sued the nation's second-largest railway company, alleging that the railroad's indiscriminate spraying of herbicides is harming the grapes and almonds being grown there. Last week, a group called Mulehead Growers — which ...
The railroad company links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. UNP network covers major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. It connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico ...
Zero-debt allows substantial financial flexibility, especially for small-cap companies like FreightCar America Inc (NASDAQ:RAIL), as the company does not have to adhere to strict debt covenants. However, it also faces higher cost of capital given interest cost is generally lower than equity. While RAIL has no ...
Carillion is involved in major projects such as the HS2 high-speed rail line, as well as managing schools and prisons. It is the second biggest ... One company, which provided services for Carillion's prisons contract, told the BBC that it might fail if it is not paid the £80,000 owed to it. A worker on the Midland ...
The company will leverage its experience in operating the rail service connecting the capital city's transport hub to Kuala Lumpur International Airport as it pitches for the new role, Noormah Noor told Nikkei Markets. Under the project's structure, the Operating Company, or Opco, will run the train services.
As further evidence that drones are becoming standard equipment on infrastructure inspection sites, ARE Corporation (American Rail Engineers), headquartered in Irvine, CA, has acquired a commercial drone company. ARE acquired Media Wing, LLC, a New England based UAV/Drone Data Collection, ...
Driving a pickup equipped with steel guide wheels called a hi-rail, Smith said he regularly chauffeurs the company's architects and engineers, sometimes U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents, to inspect the 70-mile section of track, which continues north from Tecate across the border into Campo ...
Justin Long, railroad analyst at Stephens Inc., said investors want greater reassurance that most of the heavy lifting needed to turn CSX around is behind them, and that the company can focus on running the railway under the model Mr. Harrison implemented during his nine months leading the company.
The Minnesota company that's leasing the Piedmont & Northern Railroad in Gaston County plans to add up to 30 jobs and spend almost $5 million for a processing center and warehouse in Gastonia. Progressive Rail calls the site a “carload connection campus,” where rail customers' cargo could be ...
One of Winston and Salem's problems during the early industrialization of the area was its lack of rail transportation. A spur line from ... It merged in 1911 with Wachovia National Bank to become Wachovia Bank and Trust Co., with Fries at the helm of the combined company. Many of Fries' textile companies ...
When the company was bought out, the new owners decided to retain the Sheffield brand name because it was already well known in the railroad industry. Now velocipedes are hard to find. Another railroad collector suggested donating the velocipede to the Princeton Railroad Museum, Ayers said, adding ...
MASSILLON When Republic Steel went under in 2002, Steven DiPietro saw an opportunity for new businesses to find a home on the 465 acres left behind by the failed steel company and Massillon Stainless. With that vision in mind, DiPietro and his brother, David, bought the property. Their initial vision ...
What was to become the New Castle Industrial Railroad happened in 1992 when Dale Sr. and other local investors established the company, which was built around the Ellwood Group. Now ... The Ellwood Group and Kasgrove Rail Car are just two of the companies for which the industrial railroad hauls.
Don Knight | The Herald BulletinA sign warns motorists of increasing train traffic at the rail crossing on Columbus Avenue south of 32nd Street in Anderson. ... It shall be unlawful for a railroad corporation to permit successive train movements to obstruct vehicular traffic at a railroad-highway grade crossing ...
... and the past president of a South Carolina railroad company. Both Davis and Gadsden represented interests that wanted to build an early version of the transcontinental railroad benefiting the southern states. The Mesilla Valley was the missing piece of land that would connect the southern states by rail ...
Union Tank Car Company agreed this week to remove its stored tank cars from unused railroad tracks in the Forest Preserve. ... Union Tank Car Company responded to requests from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Adirondack Council to overrule the rail road company it was paying to store these cars,” ...
By the end of 1899, 7 miles of the plantation's main 30-inch railroad line had been built between Eleele Landing, past the McBryde mill site, to just beyond Kukuiula Bay. A rail spur was also constructed from the main track to the edge of Hanapepe Valley, so that coal could be dropped for use by pumping ...
The railroad company brushed off questions about whether the board had been slow to disclose Harrison's health problems. Seen using an oxygen tank when meeting investors last month, Harrison's sudden medical leave was announced by the company on Thursday, sending its shares down about 10 ...
UNP provides rail transportation services across 23 states in the United States through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. As the largest railroad in North America, Union Pacific connects the Pacific and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and eastern United States gateways.
We regret the railroad's decision to place some of our railcars in the Adirondack Park, which raised public concern about their effect on the park's beauty and environment." Constantino continued, "We are acting to remove all Union Tank Car units from the Adirondack Park as soon as possible, relocate them ...
Officials chartered the Western North Carolina Railroad Company (WNCRC) in 1855 to build a line that would connect the North Carolina Railroad with the Blue Ridge Railroad and Asheville with Old Fort via the East Tennessee ... In 1999, NS acquired over half of Conrail (Consolidated Rail Corporation).
By May 1852, a group of shareholders had grown worried about the company's precarious financial situation and demanded to inspect the Vermont ... In desperation, Paine struck a deal with the Vermont & Canada Railroad to link tracks at Essex Junction to provide a rail connection between Boston and the ...
At this station, the railroad company decided to create a substantial railroad-marshaling yard, for a rural area like Sussex County. The Two Bridges station included a single stall engine house, a turntable, a water tank, an icehouse, oil shed, a tool shed and company houses. The eastern end of the rail yard ...
Iraq is to receive major upgrades to the rail infrastructure in two of its biggest cities, after the government there signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French rail company, Alstom. The deal, signed last week, will first see the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, receive a 12.5-mile elevated train line that ...
In the late 1880s, the officials from Illinois-based Rock Island Railroad company found shallow groundwater in Calhan and thought the virtually treeless land would make a fine stopping point between Limon and Colorado Springs. The first train passed through Calhan on Nov. 5, 1888, according to Larry L.
Work by Norfolk Southern Corporation to repair railroad crossings in Columbus may be wearing on some motorists' nerves, but a spokesman urges residents to ... “Citizens should give the rail company time for final repairs before determining the condition of the crossing,” he said in response to a concern.
We're dealing here with freight rail: the movement of massive amounts of goods via railcars that are pulled by huge diesel locomotives through some of America's most empty and picturesque landscapes. The dominant freight rail company in the US West is Union Pacific. Headquartered in Omaha ...
A wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. will pay tens of millions of dollars for intentionally cheating its customers with unnecessary repairs and dumping rail car parts into the ocean to cover up its actions. The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that United Industries LLC, part of Caterpillar's ...


 

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