Latest Rail News
The Idaho Transportation Department and Post Falls Highway District awarded HDR design of the Pleasant View Road and State Highway 53 grade separation in Kootenai County, Idaho. HDR will provide project management, roadway design, structural design, coordination with BNSF Railway, environmental ...
Keith Barksdale has accepted the position of Watco director of operations for the Gulf Region. Barksdale will be working out of the office in The Woodlands, Texas and is replacing Alex King who has left the company. Barksdale will be responsible for managing operating activities, opera ...
George Walton has been named area manager of the Orlando office of Parsons Brinckerhoff. Walton will oversee Parson Brickerhoff s's operations in Central and North Florida. He is a licensed professional engineer with experience in transportation and environmental planning, project deve ...
Savage Companies began construction for a multi-user rail terminal served by BNSF in Trenton, N.D., that will deliver of crude oil by rail from the Bakken Shale oil formation. The 270-acre site will include rail infrastructure, as well as planned space for oil-field material storage an ...
Kansas City Southern will modernize its IT infrastructure, beginning July 31, in the U.S. and Mexico, resulting in greater capacity and performance and significant cost savings for the company. KCS will move data from the old to the new infrastructure, which requires an eight-hour outa ...
Bay Area Rapid Transit in California is partnering with a subsidiary of BMW Group, DeisgnworksUSA, to create the Fleet of the Future, a new generation of train cars going into service starting in 2017. DesignworksUSA is the design-consulting division of BMW Group. In collaboration with ...
Axion International, producer of railroad ties made from 100 percent recycled plastic, has received its first purchase order in South America. The order relates to Axion's Recycled Structural Composite (RSC) railroad ties, which will be installed for an undisclosed railway line operator in a maj ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood signed the $178.6 million grant agreement that gives the green light for construction to begin on the 32-mile Orlando SunRail commuter rail project. He was joined by Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff, Florida Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasa ...
Canadian National plans to construct two more extended sidings on its Northern Ontario mainline this year, bringing its investments in seven long sidings in this corridor to more than C$30 million (US$31.55 million). Two additional extended sidings, costing a total of C$10 million (US$10.52 mill ...
The United Transportation Union has reached a tentative agreement on behalf of train and engine workers employed by Fulton County Railway, a 20-mile-long OmniTrax-owned shortline on the west side of Atlanta, which operates over CSX-owned tracks. "What we are trying to do is bring ...
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