Latest Rail News

Sound Transit's University Link light-rail extension will open to passenger service on March 19, six months ahead of schedule and more than $150 million under budget.

Canadian Pacific has appointed Matthew Paull to the CP Board of Directors effective immediately, replacing Paul Hilal, who has resigned from the board.

AECOM has been selected to design and build the world's first Hyperloop test track as part of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, a university-focused challenge to help spur student innovation.

Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission (SRC) are conducting a tour to examine new ideas for intercity passenger rail by operating an inspection train from New Orleans, La., to Jacksonville, Fla., on Feb. 18 and 19.

In Austin, Texas, the Capital Metro board of directors selected AECOM to conduct the Central Corridor Transit Analysis, a study designed to create connected, sustainable transportation solutions for Austin's Central Corridor.

In Seattle, Wash., the First Hill Streetcar opened with a soft launch January 23, a few weeks before it's grand opening ceremony and celebration.

Scott Smith, former mayor of Mesa, Ariz., and president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (2013-214), has been named as the interim chief executive officer for Valley Metro, effective February 1, 2016.

Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) is encouraging the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) to pursue Alternative B, also known as the Buffalo River plan, in a study examining options to enhance access and expand connectivity along the southern end of the ...

Kansas City Southern estimates its 2016 capital program will be between $580-590 million, which represents an approximate 10 percent decline from its $649 million program in 2015.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) plans to install a battery storage network, which will help reduce operating costs, ensure energy resiliency and support the stability of the energy grid.

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