Latest Rail News

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).

A northern suburb of Chicago, Glenview, has rejected the findings of the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to expand Amtrak's Hiawatha service between Milwaukee and Chicago.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) representatives joined local officials and stakeholders Oct. 19 for a ceremony to name and lower a portion of the tunnel-boring machine (TBM) that will dig twin 1.1-mile rail tunnels underground below dow ...
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Oct. 18 for interested companies to design, build, fin ...

U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will establish an Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) to serve as a critical resource for the department in framing federal policy for the continued development and deployment of automated transportation.

Harsco Corporation has appointed Jeswant Gill as president of Harsco Rail, effective Nov. 1, 2016.

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