Latest Rail News

Shareholders of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) voted to approve the proposed acquisition of PWRR by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI).

HDR, Inc., was selected in July 2016 to provide final design services for Sound Transit's Tacoma Link Expansion and expanded maintenance facility.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards hosted a groundbreaking event Oct. 26 for improvements to the Mount Joy station on Amtrak's Keystone Corridor, the latest in a series of investments to improve service on the 104-mile line.

The West Division transit practice of HNTB Corporation has added Steven Greene as group director, planning and associate vice president.

New Jersey Transit has executed a lease agreement with the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the last component of radio spectrum needed for its Positive Train Control (PTC) system, and has set its FY2017 operating and capital budgets.

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.

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