Latest Rail News

Federal, state and local officials gathered on Oct. 25 for a groundbreaking of a New England Central Railroad's (NECR) that will upgrade infrastructure to accommodate freight carloads of up to 286,000 lbs.

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) contractor, Houston Rapid Transit (HRT) has a plan to replace axle counters on three rail lines.

Koppers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc., and Norfolk Southern have agreed to extend Koppers existing contract with the Class 1 through 2021.

RailComm launched its new iTrack Intelligent Yard Inventory solution and successfully deployed the system at Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks.

Metra, a commuter rail service for the Chicago suburbs, has completed renovations to its 111th Street/Pullman Station, located in the city’s historic Pullman neighborhood.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and CSX Chairman and CEO Michael Ward reaffirmed their pledge to find a way to make the infrastructure improvements needed to Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel.

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has committed $244 million in funding to 71 projects set to enhance the state’s passenger rail service, bridges and highways and further develop the area’s active transportation offerings.

New York-based private equity firm Greenbriar Equity Group LLC has acquired Frauscher Sensor Technology, a global supplier of train tracking solutions for the railway signaling industry.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) commemorated the completion of the Crum Creek Viaduct replacement project on Oct. 21 with elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) completed the excavation of one of the twin tunnels along the northern section of its Crenshaw/LAX Line on Oct. 20.

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