Latest Rail News

Joseph Rago, PE, CEM, LEED, joined HNTB Corporation as senior project manager and associate vice president in the firm's Northeast Division rail and transit practice. He is based in the firm's Newark, New Jersey, office.

BNSF has completed double tracking a three-mile segment that crosses the Pecos River near Fort Sumner, N.M.

California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) is offering free safety presentations to motorists and pedestrians statewide in honor of the seventh annual Rail Safety Month.

TriMet resumed regular service along MAX light-rail lines Sept. 4 in Portland, Ore., following improvements that were made during the past two weeks.

The Red River Valley & Western Railroad (RRVW) has appointed Daniel Zink to the newly-created post of vice president - economic development and community affairs of the 577-mile shortline railroad.

The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) Board of Directors installed a new president and elected two directors during its annual membership meeting on Aug. 29.

Sound Transit has announced that contractors have completed mining the final of six tunnel segments along the Northgate Link Extension twin tunnels.

The inability of Minnesota lawmakers to hold a special session will not result in the doom of the Southwest LRT project.

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) has announced that system testing is underway on along its 10-mile BART Berryessa Extension, and it will soon begin the electrification of the third rail to power future BART trains.

The governments of Canada and Alberta have reached an agreement that will make CA$1.08 billion (US$829 million) available for the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund and the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund.

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