Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Friday, 02 December 2016 12:21

B&P Tunnel FEIS released

The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) has been released for the B&P Tunnel replacement project, which would rebuild this critical link on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) that was originally built in 1873.

Thursday, 01 December 2016 12:49

WMATA launches new reliability plan: Back2Good

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) rolled out a new initiative aimed at boosting service.

Federal, state and local officials participated in a ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of the North Coast Corridor (NCC) Program, which will make $700 million in infrastructure improvements over the next five years.

Dr. Andreas Hoffrichter has been named executive director of Michigan State University's Railway Management Certificate Program. Hoffrichter succeeds Steve Ditmeyer who retired in December 2015.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:53

FRA Q3 PTC update: Everyone must do their part

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) called progress made by railroads in the third quarter of 2016 in implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) "uneven" across the country and across the railroads.

Efforts to better manage congestion across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) and increase GO rail service will advance with the opening of a new station in December and the upgrade and expansion of the Don Yard.

The number of stations and the associated cost have grown for a proposed 41-mile light-rail system in Montréal, Québec.

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver, Colo., marked its first delivery of rail to be used in its Southeast Rail Extension.

Norfolk Southern's safety train provided free training to 1,926 first responders in 18 cities in 13 states across the Class 1's network during its 2016 tour.

A new report from the OneRail Coalition highlights the decline in rail accidents during the past decade and calls for more people and goods to travel by rail to continue the positive safety trend.

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