Latest Rail News
Skanska was awarded a contract by Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration to modernize the railway junction in Plzen's third transit corridor in the Czech Republic. The contract amounts to CZK 942 million, about SEK 350 million (US$52 million), which will be included in order bookings for th ...

Canadian National welcomed local dignitaries, as well as current and former employees to celebrate the grand opening of the Matteson Connection, a key piece of its Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway integration.

The Chicago Transit Authority received a $646 million state capital investment grant to repair and rebuild the Red Line and improve the Purple Line. The Illinois Jobs Now! capital program investment will be combined with $255.5 million in federal funding and $44.1 million from the city for an ov ...

CSX Corporation today completed the previously announced transaction with the State of Florida to sell a 61-mile rail corridor for the SunRail commuter railroad.

Metro Transit - St. Louis will officially begin a new light-rail improvement project on Monday, November 7, at the UMSL South MetroLink Station. The general contractor for the first phase of the project is R.V. Wagner, Inc. The cost of this part of the project is $1.2 million and is funded by th ...
Zurich, a property and casualty insurance provider globally and in North America, named Jim Dowdy to lead its railroad practice in addition to overseeing Zurich's Specialty Lines Property business. The company also appointed Ron Mathewson and Gary Linde as casualty underwriters supporting the ra ...
Wabtec Corporation has acquired Bearward Engineering, a manufacturer of cooling systems and related equipment for power generation and other industrial markets. Based in Northampton, England, Bearward has annual sales of about $70 million. Wabtec expects the transaction to be accretive in the ...
Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.) met with BNSF CEO and president Matt Rose on Nov. 2, to discuss plans to rebuild a 20-mile span of track and two bridges near Churchs Ferry that serves Amtrak's Empire Builder line across northern North Dakota. The line serves both passenger and freight service throu ...
President Obama urged Congress to pass the transportation piece of the American Jobs Act, which will make an immediate investment of $50 billion in the nation's transportation infrastructure and a $10 billion investment to create a bipartisan National Infrastructure Bank. Together, these initiat ...
Union Pacific's San Antonio Service Unit played a key role in the Federal Railroad Administration's Changing At-Risk Behavior pilot project that will be honored by the American Evaluation Association Nov. 4 in Anaheim, Calif. CAB is a safety intervention pilot project that incorporates peer-to-p ...
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