Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Metra, which serves the Chicago suburban community with passenger rail service, has proposed a $1.06 billion budget for 2017, which includes increases in fares to pay for capital improvements.

Monday, 17 October 2016 11:19

Hoboken Terminal back at full service

New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) opened additional tracks at Hoboken Terminal Oct. 17, enabling the full restoration of train service into the hub.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the preliminary report on the investigation of the New Jersey Transit accident at Hoboken Terminal that left one person dead and 110 injured.

The government of Canada has committed more than CA$55 million (US$41.5 million) to improve safety through its new Rail Safety Improvement Program.

A nearly $30-million flood management project that will protect one of the largest employers in Columbia County, Penn., was dedicated on Oct. 11.

OmniTRAX Sand Holdings LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is entering into a joint venture with Arrows Up, LLC, a provider of bulk storage and transportation solutions based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Terms were not disclosed.

Double track construction is getting a boost on portions of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) passenger line thanks to a new Track Construction Machine (TCM).

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 10:34

R.J. Corman names Quinn president and CEO

Edward Quinn III has been appointed president and CEO of R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, effective Oct. 24, 2016.

Multiple washouts caused by Hurricane Matthew along Norfolk Southern and CSX lines have suspended services of both freight and passenger trains as rail operators in the southeast hustle to assess damage and fix infrastructure.

Federal and state elected officials joined local residents and Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District (Metro Transit) to celebrate the completion of the Eads Bridge rehabilitation project on Oct. 7.

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