Latest Rail News
Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) launched a new online System Map on RTD-Denver.com that shows all elements of the RTD system including bus stops, transit stations, light rail lines and stations, park-n-Rides, transfer stations, parking fee information, District boundaries, call-n-Rides and more. Users can click on the map elements to get information such as address, MyStop number, routes providing service and the next three scheduled arrival times. Users can also search for an address or intersection within the RTD District, and then see nearby bus stops, transit stations or park-n-Rides.



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Weekend track work may cause delays on the Bay Area Rapid Transit's Pittsburg/Bay Point line the weekends of October 29-31, November 5-7 and November 12-14. For the next three weekends, BART will need to run northbound Pittsburg/Bay Point line trains on a single track due to ongoing weekend track work for the Central Contra Costa Crossover Project. Single tracking trains may result in slight delays of up to 15 minutes on weekend trains going toward Pittsburg/Bay Point Station.


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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for the second and he says final time, pulled funding for a $8.7 billion rail tunnel between New Jersey and Manhattan. Christie originally withdrew funding on Oct. 7 citing New Jersey's lack of money to cover cost overruns. He was reconsidering the project at ...
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced a $64 million investment from Illinois Jobs Now! to build a grade separation in Bensenville, a key component of the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program. The project will improve regional transportation by separating Ir ...
On the heels of blockbuster third quarter earnings reports by CSX and Union Pacific, Kansas City Southern and Canadian National on Oct. 26 reported their own impressive earnings improvements. Kansas City Southern reported doubling its third quarter net income, and reducing its operating ...
The Obama administration proposed first-ever fuel efficiency rules for trucks with the goal of reducing fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions in big rig trucks by 20 percent by 2018. In the case of transferring garbage, San Francisco could exceed Obama's standard three years soo ...
The federal government awarded $902 million for rail projects across California, including $715 million to help design and build a section of the proposed bullet train system in the Central Valley, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. Officials for the U.S. Department ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $800 million more in federal funds to Florida to build a high-speed rail line slated to run from Tampa to Orlando. The additional $800 million comes on top of $1.25 billion President Obama announced in January the state would receive for th ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded $230 million in federal funding to expand high-speed passenger rail service between Chicago, the Quad Cities and Iowa City. The Iowa Legislature has already appropriated $3.5 million for the project and must approve an additional $16.5 millio ...
The Jackson & Lansing Railroad Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company, a Michigan-based company, has acquired 47 miles of track from Jackson, MI, to Lansing from Norfolk Southern. The Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road operates number of f ...
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