Latest Rail News

The Bakersfield, Calif., City Council voted May 9 to approve the "Making Downtown Bakersfield" Station Area Vision Plan and Environmental Impact Report to continue revitalization efforts in the city.

 

A 12.8-km (7.9-mile) route will allow trains to bypass the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, were a fiery train derailment left 47 people dead in July 2013.

Local and provincial leaders joined in a ceremonial installation of a golden clip to mark the end of rail installation for the O-Train Confederation Line in Ottawa, Ontario on May 4.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), Metrolink and Hollywood Burbank Airport officials recently held a ribbon cutting-ceremony to celebrate the completion of a new Metrolink Antelope Valley Line rail station that will connect travelers with the airport. 

Ensuring that rail and transit systems are maintained in a state of good repair (SGR) "is critical to providing efficient, reliable, and safe service," says Bentley Solutions Executive-Rail and Transit Andrew Smith, host of a webinar on "well-maintained, reliable transit infrastructure—track, s ...

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) officials will be conducting a pilot security screening program this Thursday and Friday at the World Trade Center PATH station.

WSP USA has tapped Maxine Hill as its New York City area manager for transportation and infrastructure.

 

Cargill is investing CA$20 million (US$15.7 million) to build a rail expansion at its Lethbridge, Alberta, facility.

West Virginia has joined a small, but growing, number of states to obtain Federal Transit Administration (FTA) certification of its State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has entered into an agreement with Herzog Technologies, Inc. to supply Positive Train Control (PTC) support to its members.

 

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