Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Thursday, 14 July 2016 07:34

Testing begins on RTD G Line

The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its contractor Denver Transit Partners (DTP) are beginning to test commuter rail trains along the entire length of the new G Line through Arvada and Wheat Ridge, Colo.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 13:50

2016 update: Special trackwork

Turnouts, diamonds, frogs and other special trackwork components are always evolving as manufacturers study new technologies to improve the rails.

North Carolina state transportation officials gathered in Durham July 12 to celebrate the completion of the Hopson Road grade separation and passing track project, which was designed to enhance rail safety and efficiency.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been appointed as client-side technical advisor to the Western Australia Public Transport Authority (PTA) for the Forrestfield Airport Rail Link.

Anacostia Rail Holdings (ARH) subsidiary, Northern Lines Railway (NLR), has reached an agreement with BNSF to extend NLR's lease of rail lines to 2025.

Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) celebrated with its partners, the arrival Saturday July 9 of MOL Majesty, the first neo-panamax vessel to transit the expanded Panama Canal bound for PortMiami.

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is preparing for critical maintenance work that will partially shut down the subway system for 24 days this summer.

The restoration of Chicago Union Station has taken a significant step forward, as Amtrak, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago area transportation leaders from Metra, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced plans to begin the next phase of planning, historic review and preliminary engineering for the historic transportation hub.

Sound Transit has released an updated and more precise calculation of the taxes residents would pay if the Sound Transit 3 ballot measure is approved in November.

NMC Railway Systems, in partnership Supertrak – distributor of Huddig and a division of Marden Industries – is now the dealer in the United States and Canada for the Huddig Rail complete system for rail maintenance.

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