Update Archive

January, 2015

This archive is maintained purely for historical record purposes.
The information is taken from previous issues of Site Updates.
31st January, 2015
Archived January’s Updates.
30th January, 2015
Railways, World, Canada; Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan: updated entries for Cando Ltd.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, North Carolina: added entry for Red Springs & Northern.
29th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Tennessee: added entries for R J Corman Switching.
28th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New Mexico: added entry for Santa Teresa Southern.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Tennessee: added entry for Tennessee Central; updated links for R J Corman.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: deleted entry for Southwest Gulf, construction appears not to be proceeding; Temple-Inland is now International Paper; updated entry for Southern Switching; updated links for Fannin Rural Rail, Plainsman Switching, TXGN, TXNW, TXR and West Texas & Lubbock.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Utah: Kennecott Utah Copper is now RioTinto Kennecott.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Washington: updated entry for Tri-City; added links for Eastern Washington Gateway, Mount Vernon Terminal and Western Washington; deleted link for Portland Vancouver Junction, website no longer exists; updated links for Central Washington and Columbia Basin.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, West Virginia: updated link for R J Corman.
27th January, 2015
Railways, World, Russia: Aeroexpress to confine operations to Moscow only.
26th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New York: deleted entry for Somerset Railroad, operated by CSX.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Oklahoma: WB Johnston is now CGB; deleted entry for Montoff Transportation, no current plans for reopening; updated links for Arkansas Southern and Wichita Tillman & Jackson.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Oregon: deleted entry for Hampton Railway, operated by Portland & Western; deleted entry for Wallowa Union, now operates tourist trains only; added link for Rogue Valley Terminal; updated links for Idaho Northern & Pacific and Palouse River & Coulee City.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: Foundation Rail is now Alpha Natural Resources; deleted entry for Eastern Berks Gateway, now operates tourist trains only; deleed entry for McKeesport Connecting, now part of Union Railway; added link for Luzerne & Susquehanna; updated links for Belvidere & Delaware River, GE Transportation, Lehigh Valley Rail Management and R J Corman.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, Oregon: updated entry for Eagle Cap.
25th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New York: Kodak Park Railroad is now Rochester Switching Services; updated links for Genesee Valley Transportation railroads, New York & Atlantic and Port of Albany.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Ohio: added entry for Cleveland Harbor Belt; USEC is now Centrus; added link for Cleveland Commercial; updated links for Camp Chase, Cereal Food Processors, Ohio Terminal, Ohi-Rail and R J Corman.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: updated links for Allegheny Valley and Southwest Pennsylvania.
24th January, 2015
Railways, World, Kuwait: updated page.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Nebraska: deleted entry for NENE Railway, now part of BNSF; updated link for S&L.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New Jersey: deleted entry for Rahway Valley, rehabilitation project in abeyance; deleted entry for Staten Island, now operated by Conrail; added link for Hainesport Industrial; updated links for Batshore Terminal, Cape May Seashore Lines, East Jersey and Port Jersey; deleted links for New Jersey Rail Carrier and Southern Railway of New Jersey, websites no longer functional.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New Mexico: New Mexico Coal is now NTEC; updated link for Western Fuels.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; New Mexico and Texas: updated links for Texas New Mexico.
21st January, 2015
Railways, World, Romania: reinstated entry for Sibiu trams.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Minnesota: Northshore Mining is now Cliffs Natural Resources; updated link for Boise Paper.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Missouri: deleted entry for Missouri North Central, no longer operating; updated link for Herzog.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Mississippi: deleted link for Kosciusko & Southwestern, website no longer exists; added link for Mississippi Delta; updated links for Mississippian Railway Cooperative, Port Bienville Shortline, Port of Rosedale and R J Corman.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, North Carolina: Nash County is now part of Carolina Coastal; added links for Clinton Terminal and Red Springs & Northern; updated links for Laurinburg & Southern and Yadkin Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; North Carolina and South Carolina: updated entries for Carolina Southern.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, South Carolina: updated link for Lancaster & Chester.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Tennessee: updated link for Knoxville & Holston River.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, Mississippi: added entry for Mississippi Delta Railroad.
20th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Kansas: updated link for New Century AirCenter.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Kentucky: USEC Paducah plant now owned by Centrus Energy; added link for Fredonia Valley; updated links for Cando and R&J&Corman.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Massachusetts: deleted link for Massachusetts Central, website no longer functional; updated link for Bay Colony.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Maryland: deleted entry for Conservit, no further information relating to project; deleted link for George’s Creek, website no longer functional.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Michigan: Oglebay Norton is now Carmeuse; deleted entry for Conservit, no further information relating to project; updated link for Lapeer Industries.
19th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Illinois: updated link for Vermilion Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Indiana: Connersville & New Castle now divided into C&NC and Big Four Terminal; Louisville, New Albany & Corydon is now Lucas Oil Rail lInes; Winamac Southern is now US Rail Corporation; deleted entry for ConocoPhillips, Hammond refinery now closed; updated entry for Indiana Sothern; deleted link for Dubois County, website no longer functional; updated links for BP, Chesapeake & Indiana, Indian Creek, R J Corman and Vermilion Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Ohio: Great Miami & Scioti is now Ohio South Central; Cuyahoga Scenic no longer operates freight; updated entry for Youngstown & Southeastern.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: updated entry for Youngstown & Southeastern.
18th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Illinois: deleted entry for Buzzi Unicem, Oglesby cement plant no longer operational; deleted entry for City of Rochelle Railroad, now operated by Burlington Junction; AmerenEnergy is now Dynegy; updated entry for Keokuk Junction.
17th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Connecticut: deleted link for Central New England, website no longer active.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Florida: updated links for Florida Central, Florida Midland, Florida Northern, Orlando Utilities Commission and United States Sugar.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Georgia: updated entry for Louisville & Wadley; Southern Nuclear is now Georgia Power.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Idaho: updated entry for Bountiful Grain & Craig Mountain; updated links for Idaho Northern & Pacific and St Maries River.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Nebraska: updated link for Nebraska Central.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Massachusetts: updated link for Pioneer Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: updated link for Wichita, Tillman & Jackson.
16th January, 2015
Railways, World, Denmark: added entry for Aalborg trams.
Railways, World, Netherlands: various minor corrections.
Railways, World, Russia: deleted entry for Noginsk trams, no longer operational.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Colorado: deleted entry for Cline Mining, New Elk Mine ceased production and railway not reinstated; deleted entry for Kern Valley, no longer operational; Coors Brewery is now MillerCoors; updated links for Cimarron Valley and San Luis & Rio Grande.
15th January, 2015
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, California: deleted entries for Almanor Railroad and Lassen Valley, no longer operating; deleted entry for Western Plant Services, now a private switching operation on behalf of Chevron; deleted links for Mare Island and Richmond Pacific, websites no longer functional; added links for Northwestern Pacific and Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay; updated links for Los Angeles Junction and Searles Valley Minerals; Western Farm Service now part of Crop Production Services.
14th January, 2015
Railways, Stations, Pubs: updated entry for Newlands Inn.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Alabama: Redmont Railway is now Mississippi Central.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; Arizona, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Oregon: updated links for Western Railroad Builders railroads.
13th January, 2015
Railways, World, Canada: British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan; also USA, Short Lines: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas: updated links for Omnitrax railroads.
11th January, 2015
Well Dressings: added picture for Burngreave WW I Art Exhibition 2014.
8th January, 2015
Railways, World, France: updated to reflect reorganization of SNCF.
Railways, World, South Africa: added entry for Atlantic Rail.
7th January, 2015
Railways, World, Australia: updated link for Watco Western Australia.
Railways, World; Czech Republic, Germany (Network) and Slovakia: added entry for Metrans.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arkansas: deleted entry for Caddo Valley Railway, no longer operational; Arkansas Midland, Prescott & Northwestern, and Warren & Saline River now part of Genesee & Wyoming; updated link for Little Rock Port Authority.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Louisiana: added entries for Baton Rouge Southern and Bogalusa Bayou.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: added entry for San Antonio Central.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, various states: updated links and some other details for Watco railroads.
1st January, 2015
Archived December’s Updates.

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