Latest Rail News
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's (TSB) investigation into the September 2013 collision between an OC Transpo bus and a VIA Rail train in Ottawa, Ontario, identified numerous contributory factors including company practices, work-related driving distractions, speed, the configuration of ...
Valley Metro's South Central light-rail extension in Phoenix, Ariz., has been approved by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) into the Project Development phase of the Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program. This marks the first step i ...
Congressional conferees on Dec. 1, 2015 reached an agreement on the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year surface transportation reauthorization bill and the first long-term bill of its kind in a decade. It comes after years of predeccesor-bill extensions and partisan b ...
02 December 2015

Apache Railway sold

The 98-year-old Apache Railway Company, a shortline railroad operating in Navajo County, Ariz., has been purchased by an entity formed by Aztec Land and Cattle Company Limited and related entities.

The Oregon Department of Transportation has received 78 applications requesting a total of $91,551,136 for the next round of ConnectOregon funding.

As part of the Eagle P3 Project, Denver's Regional Transit District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners have the power lines turned on along the Gold (G) Line between Union Station and the Wheat Ridge - Ward Station and on the No ...
01 December 2015

PANYNJ budget released

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) released its proposed $3-billion Operating Budget that funds critical planning for future growth. The agency also posted a $3.5-billion Capital Budget that funds critical state-of-good-repai ...

Texas Central Partners, LLC, developers of a high-speed rail project between North Texas and Houston, has expanded its executive ranks, adding Holly Reed, Doug Jones and Lori Willox to its leadership team.

In its investigation report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a broken heel block assembly led to the derailment of a Canadian Pacific train that destroyed the bridge over 40 Mile Creek near Banff, Alberta, on Dec. ...
After a competitive solicitation for proposals to market and operate the state-owned Global Trans Park (GTP) railroad line in Lenoir County, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) selected Gulf & Ohio Railways, Inc. (G&O). The NCDOT Board of Transportation approved the ne ...
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