Latest Rail News
Freight railroads gear up for a record year of capital spending estimated to reach the $13 billion mark. Class 1 railroad budgets are gearing up for another robust year and the engineering side of the industry is set to benefit. Last year saw the completion or progression of several exp ...
There is one thing I’ve learned most about railroads whether I’ve worked on the supply side or the publishing side of this industry: safety is a priority. These words rang in my head several times over the past month. First, with the announcement that the Association for American Railroads ha ...
San Fransisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit is moving ahead to form a partnership and intensify research into the possibility of extending service to Livermore. The BART Board of Directors voted unanimously to direct staff to advance the proposed BART to Livermore Project, Phase 1 to the next level of ...
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency received a letter granting federal approval to proceed with a key component of the Central Subway Project. The approval, a letter of no prejudice from the Federal Transit Administration, allows the SFMTA to commence work that will prepare the 1.7- ...

Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK to the Seventh Avenue Line this month following success on the Lexington Avenue Line in January.

Valley Metro's first light rail extension into downtown Mesa, Ariz., will break ground in late spring 2012.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson visited construction at the Sacramento Valley Station, showcasing the economic impact of federal investments in the station and other passenger rail projects throughout the state.

Watco Transportation Services appointed Bill Goldsberry to the position of general manager for the Eastern Idaho Railroad.

Canadian National said that members of the United Steelworkers have ratified a new collective agreement covering approximately 2,800 maintenance-of-way employees in Canada.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation revealed a range of initiatives designed for quick implementation to promote safety and reduce accidental deaths along the state's busy railroad tracks.

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