Latest Rail News

A nearly $30-million flood management project that will protect one of the largest employers in Columbia County, Penn., was dedicated on Oct. 11.

OmniTRAX Sand Holdings LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is entering into a joint venture with Arrows Up, LLC, a provider of bulk storage and transportation solutions based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Terms were not disclosed.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and MTA Metro-North Railroad are requesting that organizations, companies and the public share proposed methods to revitalize a rail line that operates east-west across Dutchess and Putnam Counties, N.Y.

The Bay Line Railroad, L.L.C., and the Panama City Port Authority have established an agreement allowing the railroad to run a Choice Terminal™ bulk transload facility out of the port’s Intermodal Distribution Center (IDC).

Double track construction is getting a boost on portions of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) passenger line thanks to a new Track Construction Machine (TCM).

Edward Quinn III has been appointed president and CEO of R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, effective Oct. 24, 2016.

Multiple washouts caused by Hurricane Matthew along Norfolk Southern and CSX lines have suspended services of both freight and passenger trains as rail operators in the southeast hustle to assess damage and fix infrastructure.

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.

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