Latest Rail News

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued its sixth Safety Directive to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to address concerns of stop signal overruns.

Rail transit consultants LTK Engineering Services (LTK) announced Aug. 15 it has begun work for the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) on a study to improve the FrontRunner commuter rail service. 

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has $7 million in grants available to support efforts that enhance the safety of transit workers and passengers.

NESCO LLC, an equipment and service provider for the utility industry, has acquired V&H Leasing Services from material handling and truck equipment manufacturer V&H Inc.

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) resumed service in Baltimore ...

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) announced Aug. 15 that the company plans to acquire Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) for $126 million at $25.00 per share.

CSX Transportation (CSX) and the Louisville and Indiana Railroad (LIRC) have announced that train traffic on LIRC between Louisville, Ky., and Seymour, Ind., is set to increase within the next few weeks.

Metrolinx and Ontario announced improvements to the area's Dufferin St. Bridge to take place as part of the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program.

Pennsylvania’s State Transportation Commission (STC) has announced updates to the state’s 12-Year Transportation program, effective Oct. 1.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a final rule that provides the framework for FTA to monitor, oversee and enforce transit safety, based on the methods and principles of Safety Management Systems (SMS).

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