Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Four rail partners involved in service and safety in the corridor between Seattle and Everett, Wash., are putting a new focus on understanding the root causes and potential solutions to mudslides that resulted in a record number of Amtrak Cascades and Sounder passenger-service disruptions this winter.

For the ninth time in the past 10 years, the Amtrak Hiawatha Service passenger rail line set a ridership record.

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing Indiana & Ohio Railway to install mast-mounted flashing lights and roadway gates at the Lazenby Street grade crossing in the village of Blanchester, Clinton County.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has made $2 billion available through the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) new Emergency Relief Program

Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority (ACE) started construction on a roadway underpass and double-track railroad bridge to replace a congested railroad crossing on Baldwin Avenue in the City of El Monte, Calif.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick joined Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary and CEO Richard Davey and other state and local officials in Stockbridge, Mass., to highlight the economic benefits of an expanded passenger rail in the region.

SNC-Lavalin Inc. consortium, EGRT Construction, has signed a design, build and finance agreement with the province of British Columbia, Canada, for the Evergreen Line rapid transit project in Metro Vancouver.

California's Caltrain is kicking off environmental review of the electrification project with a series of public meetings to seek input on the scope of the review.

Friday, 01 February 2013 14:45

Grand Central turns 100

On Feb. 1, Grand Central Terminal in New York City celebrated its 100th anniversary.

New Jersey Transit achieved record on-time performance (OTP) for trains during the 2012 calendar year.

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