Latest Rail News

Metra's Board of Directors has awarded a $21.6-million contract to replace the 136-year-old Fox River bridge to Illinois Constructors Corporation of Elburn.

Rails Co. released a new wireless 900 MHz radio control system.

TraPac, LLC, launched the use of a planning management system by Tideworks Technology Inc. at its Los Angeles container facility.

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) provided a preview of the activities and sponsors of the upcoming inaugural U.S. Rail Safety Week (RSW).

OmniTRAX has named Pierre-Luc Mathieu to lead OmniTRAX Energy Solutions (EOS) as president, effective immediately.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) began what its calling "an extensive list of maintenance, cleaning and repair work" yesterday on the Q line.

MRT Holdings has introduced two new systems designed to help freight railroads and transit agencies improve track geometry inspection operations and work-zone sign management.

Metropolitan Council Chair Alene Tchourumoff is recommending that all four civil construction bids for the Southwest LRT project be rejected due to responsiveness and price.

12 September 2017

CN reopens B.C. coal line

Canadian National Railway (CN) has reopened its Tumbler Ridge branch located in the coal fields of east-central British Columbia.

Reiterating the importance of rail to the region, the government of Canada named a negotiator and said it is willing to explore interim funding options or potential sale of the Hudson Bay Rail Line in order to see service restored.

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