Latest Rail News

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors is moving forward with an environmental study that will look into building run through tracks at Union Station.

Julie Tufte, a certified safety professional, recently joined TKDA as safety manager.

The Sound Transit Board of Directors authorized award of a contract to Hoffman Construction Company to build the U District Station finishes for the Northgate Link opening in 2021.

David Strong has joined Parsons as vice president and rail systems lead for the New York and New Jersey region.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is planning to construct the South Coast Rail project in two phases, beginning with the Middleborough Route.

Union Pacific will increase the maximum track speed limit from 40 to 49 mph on the rail line paralleling Highway 60 in northwest Iowa next month.

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $217 million to 72 projects in the state including more than $60 million for state rail projects.

Work begins this month on the first group of stations that are part of the ongoing Enhanced Station Initiative (ESI) to create new and improved subway stations throughout New York. The R line stations, along 4th Ave. in Brooklyn, will close in both directions for renovations.

U.S. railroads had the lowest train accident rate on record in 2016, according to data from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) announced its arrival to the Warm Springs South Fremont Innovation District.

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