Latest Rail News

Federal and state elected officials joined local residents and Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District (Metro Transit) to celebrate the completion of the Eads Bridge rehabilitation project on Oct. 7.

Caltrain’s Modernization Program is set to receive Prop 1A funding allocated during the 2012 budget process following California Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent signing of Assembly Bill 1889.

Regional Transportation District (RTD) is reusing materials to replace an old bridge along its North Metro Rail Line rather than building it new.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff (WSP) has appointed Drew Galloway as vice president, transit and rail planning.

Kevin Riddett has been appointed president and CEO of RailWorks Corporation effective Oct. 10.

Granite Construction Incorporated has received a $39 million sub-contract by Absher Construction Company to build Sound Transit’s Northgate Station in Seattle, Wash.

GIC Railroad Products USA, LLC (GIC), and voestalpine Nortrak Inc. (Nortrak) have partnered to produce a new generation of high-performance concrete track support systems for the North American railroad and transit markets.

Shell has pulled plans to develop a crude-by-rail facility at its Puget Sound Refinery just two days after releasing the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the project.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is now taking letters of interest from contracting firms for its Green Line Extension (GLX) project.

Kansas City Southern opened a new terminal with a familiar name and said Watco Transloading, L.L.C., will operate the new facility.

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