1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Passenger rail from Baton Rouge to New Orleans could cost as little as $10 a trip

(Source: The Times-Picayune, March 18, 2014)

NEW ORLEANS, La. -- A trip on the proposed passenger train between Baton Rouge and New Orleans would take about an hour and 35 minutes with seven stops on the way, a recently released feasibility study says. The train, which would travel between the cities once in the morning and once in the afternoon to start off with, would cost a little as $10 each way and serve about 210,000 passengers in the first year.

Full story: The Times-Picayune

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
Citing potential cost, ethanol industry opposes inclusion in crude by rail rules
Unions gaining power in Massachusetts
New York to push Congress on response to oil train fires
NS, CSX sue Maryland to prevent disclosure of crude oil shipments
Paulsboro train derailment hearing today: What else could we possibly learn?
The shared role of oilfield safety
Three oil train protestors jailed for blocking tracks to refinery
CN says Canada's rail transportation system is ready for new harvest
Work on California high-speed rail moves forward
Indiana in the midst of railroad construction boom
New lawsuits put Tennessee short line railroad money in jeopardy again
Pressure builds over proposed reconstruction of CSX tunnel project in Southeast D.C.
Norfolk Southern VP sells 2,077 shares of stock
Metro-North reliability improves, but falls short of goal
Rats blamed for rail accident in France

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe