Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pinsly Railroad Company's Arkansas Division for approximately $40 million in cash, subject to adjustment for final working capital.
A $996-million federal grant has been awarded to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to extend Green Line light-rail service from East Cambridge to Somerville and Medford.
Holland LP promoted Gerry Coyne to general manager RMSS and Russ Gehl to vice president maintenance of way sales.
A new Amtrak website aims to raise awareness about Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure needs and build support for capital investment in projects crucial to support economic growth in the region and meet a growing demand for passenger rail service.
Safety improvements at grade crossings along crude-by-rail corridors are the focus of a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) study that identifies locations where improvements will make the transport of oil safer for residents, workers and emergency responders.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a Safety Alert that focuses on the visibility of railroad signals.
Hill International was awarded a contract from Sound Transit to provide design-build project management services in connection with the E360 Segment of the East Link Light Rail project.
New York state has received federal approval for the plan to build a new arch bridge to replace the historic Portageville Bridge carrying the Norfolk Southern's Southern Tier Line over the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park.
Washington state regulators approved funding for safety upgrades at 59 railroad crossings in Spokane, Whitman, Grant, Adams and King counties.
An important step has been completed in the rail yard redevelopment project in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D.