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CSX Aims to Seal Pan Am Deal by January 2022

April 2, 2021

CSX Aims to Seal Pan Am Deal by January 2022

On Thursday, the railroad filed a proposed procedural schedule for the Surface Transportation Board to review the deal.


White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

April 1, 2021

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions has acquired Diesel Era from Withers Publishing, naming Tony Cook as the new editor of the quarterly publication.


BNSF Donates Property, Track to Nebraska Museum

April 1, 2021

BNSF Donates Property, Track to Nebraska Museum

The Nebraska Railroad Museum has found a new home in Nebraska City thanks to BNSF Railway.


Amtrak: 30 New Routes, 20 Million More Passengers in 15 Years

March 31, 2021

Amtrak: 30 New Routes, 20 Million More Passengers in 15 Years

As President Biden announces his long-awaited infrastructure plan, Amtrak releases a vision to grow the network in 15 years.


Virginia Buys CSX Lines in Effort to Improve Passenger Service

March 31, 2021

Virginia Buys CSX Lines in Effort to Improve Passenger Service

State and federal officials gathered to celebrate a massive investment that will improve Amtrak, Virginia Railway Express services.


Watco to Purchase Former Wisconsin Central Lines From CN

March 30, 2021

Watco to Purchase Former Wisconsin Central Lines From CN

Sale includes approximately 900 miles of track in Ontario, Michigan and Wisconsin, including the former Algoma Central Railroad.


West Chester Railroad Donates Alco Switcher

March 30, 2021

West Chester Railroad Donates Alco Switcher

West Chester Railroad Alco S2 3 has been donated to the Berkeley County Roundhouse Authority in Martinsburg, W.Va.


Colebrookdale Railroad Acquires Former LS&I 2-8-0 No. 18

March 29, 2021

Colebrookdale Railroad Acquires Former LS&I 2-8-0 No. 18

Former Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 No. 18 will be coming to Colebrookdale Railroad in Pennsylvania, joining other planned steam projects.


Stakeholders Are Cautious to Endorse CP-KCS Merger

March 29, 2021

Stakeholders Are Cautious to Endorse CP-KCS Merger

The executive director of one of the nation’s largest shipping groups said any Class I merger should be viewed with “healthy skepticism.”


Nashville Steam Seeking Donations After Storm Damages Shop

March 26, 2021

Nashville Steam Seeking Donations After Storm Damages Shop

Part of the Tennessee Central Railway shop where Nashville Steam’s NC&StL 576 is being restored was destroyed this week.