Northwestern Pacific Railroad Network

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news feed broken?

Whenever I click on one of the news feeds, it sends me to the generic Google News page. Any way to fix this?

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

2 Jun 12, 2018
Reply by Jennifer

America’s Boxcar Pool Has a Leak in CSX

From WSJ, 2018-06-11: Company pulled some railcars out of a sharing system, irking rivals and International Paper See attached PDF, bel…

Started by Dave S.

0 Jun 11, 2018

Fire in Schellville

Mandatory evacuation due a structure on fire.  Any news from Sonoma members?

Started by Richard C. Brand

2 Jun 5, 2018
Reply by Jennifer

Railroad maps and open tunnels

Hello all! I have an interesting relationship with the NWP. I grew up in Ferndale and could hear the train make its way through Fernbridge.…

Started by Ryan Pedrotti

10 May 23, 2018
Reply by Brian D. Liddicoat

GE to Merge Rail Division With Wabtec in $11 Billion Deal

Deal is the first major portfolio move in new GE CEO John Flannery’s attempt to revamp the struggling conglomerate From WSJ, 2018-05-21:…

Started by Dave S.

0 May 21, 2018

SMART Employee Timetable

I need a copy (original, photocopy or PDF) of the SMART Employee Timetable. Anyone with access to one please reply by message or e-mail agg…

Started by David M. Bernstein

2 May 3, 2018
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets

From WSJ, 2018-04-30: Retailers, manufacturers facing capacity squeeze on the highways are taking a slower path through intermodal rail to…

Started by Dave S.

0 May 1, 2018

Why Working on the Railroad Comes With a $25,000 Signing Bonus

Tight labor market forces BNSF, Union Pacific to dangle big incentives from Missouri to Oregon See attached article (PDF below) from WSJ,…

Started by Dave S.

1 Apr 25, 2018
Reply by Jennifer

At Petaluma Bridge this morning 4/3/18 about 0930

I was driving NB on HWY 101 through the narrows this morning and paced a NB SMART Train from the overcrossing to Burdell.  The consist was…

Started by anon

0 Apr 3, 2018

State Senator Mike McGuire Drafting Legislation to Dissolve North Coast Railroad Authority

END OF THE LINE? State Senator Mike McGuire Drafting Legislation to Dissolve North Coast Railroad Authority, Form ‘Great Redwood Trail Agen…

Started by David L ILLICH

2 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by Jeff Moore


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