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Glenwood Springs Depot Museum Closes

November 22, 2017

Glenwood Springs Depot Museum Closes

The railroad museum located in the former Denver & Rio Grande Western station in Glenwood Springs, Colo., shut down on November 20 when it could not reach an agreement with landlord Union Pacific on rent.


Norfolk Southern Takes Legal Action in Crosstie Defect Claim

November 10, 2017

Norfolk Southern Takes Legal Action in Crosstie Defect Claim

Norfolk Southern made national headlines in November after filing a lawsuit against Boatright Railroad Products, Inc., alleging that the Alabama company failed to properly treat 4.7 million crossties supplied to the railroad.


Vancouver Island’s Englewood Railway Shuts Down

November 8, 2017

Vancouver Island’s Englewood Railway Shuts Down

Western Forest Products has announced November 7 that it will not be restarting operations on the Englewood Railway and the line will be shut down permanently. The


North Judson Settles Shortline Dispute

October 19, 2017

North Judson Settles Shortline Dispute

A long-standing legal battle between the town of North Judson, Ind., and shortline operator Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad (CKIN) came to an end this past September.


D&RGW Coach Receives Restoration Grant

February 29, 2016

D&RGW Coach Receives Restoration Grant

The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad has received a $200,000 grant from History Colorado that will be used for the interior and exterior rehabilitation of Denver & Rio Grande Western coach No. 292, one of the oldest authentic Rio Grande coaches in existence.