Latest Rail News

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.

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) recognized the Burlington Junction Railway (BJRY) Oct. 20, naming the shortline as its 2016 “Shortline of the Year” at the company’s annual Shortline Conference.

A key project in the Gateway Program, the Portal North Bridge, is moving forward with a financial commitment from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners.

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Blue Line will add three miles and open two new stations Oct. 24.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) hosted Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator Sarah Feinberg in Schenectady Oct. 19 to tour tracks and make the case for a $33-million grant for Positive Train Control (PTC).

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