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December 2, 2019
The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society is pleased to announce that an anonymous donor has stepped forward to offer a matching grant for Project 358, the Society’s restoration of a vintage EMD SD9 Nickel Plate Road diesel locomotive.
November 25, 2019
The Adirondack Scenic Railway claims New York State Department of Environmental Conservation misled the public in a statement attributing railroad support for the controversial rail trail project that would remove 34 miles of track between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid.
November 20, 2019
Canadian Pacific has announced their intention to acquire Central Maine & Quebec Railway from Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC.
November 20, 2019
The Borough of Jim Thorpe has withdrawn a lawsuit filed against Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway for roughly $100,000 in unpaid amusement taxes.
November 19, 2019
More than 3,000 Canadian National conductors, trainpersons, and yard workers are now on strike, according to labor union Teamsters Canada.
October 16, 2019
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railroad passenger excursion operation based out of Jim Thorpe, Pa., will suspend operation by the end of November in response to the Borough Council’s demand for the payment of an “amusement tax” amounting to nearly $100,000 for the years 2016 through 2018.
October 2, 2019
Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pa., has removed the Union Pacific “Big Boy” No. 4012 steam locomotive from public display for cosmetic restoration work and painting.
September 16, 2019
A dramatic late-night fire damaged significant portions of the historic Arizona & California Railroad bridge across the Colorado River at Parker, Ariz., on September 14, severing its route between Cadiz, Calif., and Phoenix.
September 5, 2019
Departing Cheyenne, Wyo., on September 27, Union Pacific’s “Great Race Across the Southwest” will have Big Boy 4014 visit several locations across the American Southwest this October.
August 2, 2019
The last intact and unmodified example of a General Electric U28B has been donated by CSX, and will be on display at the Illinois Railway Museum this season.