Latest Rail News

A contract worth $18.5-million for the second round of winter resiliency work was approved by the Massachusetts Bay transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB).

Bill Hjelholt joined HDR as director of freight rail. His responsibilities include developing HDR's vision and initiatives for continued growth and expansion of the freight rail sector across North America and globally.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) is opting for a full 18-month shutdown of the Canarsie Tunnel, versus a three-year partial shutdown, to rebuild the tunnel, which flooded during Superstorm Sandy.

The Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation Act, also referred to as 45G, reached a significant milestone this week when it gained its 2,000th co-sponsor since its first introduction in 2004.

Beginning this fall, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s Arkansas Midland Railroad Company, Inc., (AKMD) subsidiary will offer the first ethanol unit train solution for the North Little Rock and surrounding gasoline-blending markets, serving the JP Energy terminal, which is the largest terminal at North ...
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) Board of Directors have announced an executive leadership reorganization that it says focuses on putting the customers first in everything that SacRT does, building effective partnerships throughout the community, inspiring employees to journey for ...

Troy Elbert has been named president of Herzog Services, Inc., effective June 6, 2016. Elbert has been with the company for nearly 20 years in various positions.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced a Finding of No Significant Impact on the Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative, clearing the way for states and the federal government to invest in future passenger rail service in New England.

Sound Transit's Link light rail entered its eighth year of service July 18 amid record-breaking ridership growth following the March opening of new stations serving Seattle's Capitol Hill and University of Washington areas.

Kansas City Southern and the Odessa Police Department hosted an Officer on a Train event July 20 to promote public safety at railroad crossings in Odessa, Mo. The Missouri State Highway Patrol also participated in the safety event.

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