Latest Rail News
General Electric and CSR Corporation have joined forces to advance high-speed and other rail technology in the U.S. The approximated $50 million shared endeavor has the potential to sustain or create 250 U.S. jobs by 2012 for the first phase of the agreement. "We are committed to ...
Recent track improvements will allow Union Pacific to increase the speed of its trains in central and eastern Wisconsin communities, reducing motorist wait time at crossings. The speed will increase from 25 mph to 50 mph across Union Pacific's 112-mile line between Milwaukee and Adams, Wis. ...
The Illinois Commerce Commission has granted approval for the demolition and reconstruction of the East Denker Road Bridge over the Illinois Central Railroad's track near Bluford, Jefferson County. The total estimated cost for the bridge replacement is $761,000. The Grade Crossing Pro ...
Iowa Pacific Holdings LLC, which has hopes to operate the Upper Hudson River Railroad next year, is looking to acquire an extension of the rail line that runs from North Creek to Essex County, NY. IPH is currently in talks with NL Industries Inc., which owns 28 miles of track between N ...
BNSF Railway tremendously objects to the story published by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune on December 5. They want to reassure the public that the company operates with honesty and integrity and has achieved an excellent safety record. Since the story was published, BNSF launched a Webs ...
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and its non-profit partner the Market Street Railway unveiled the canopy for Geneva Streetcar Yard on December 2, which was completed by Shimmick Construction Company, Inc. The Canopy will provide a safe haven for historic streetcars of ...
State and federal officials celebrated the new Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority service to T.F. Green Airport today. The "T", a new commuter rail, connects Warwick, Providence and Boston. There will be six stops per day, Monday through Friday, during the peak hours ...
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit's Green Line opens today; finishing six months ahead of schedule and under budget due to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. "Dart continues to demonstrate visionary leadership for transit, delivering the project ahead of schedule and under budget," ...
The Port Authority of Allegheny County issued the following statement regarding: Pennsylvania Governor Rendell's announcement on temporary funding for the Port Authority: This morning, Gov. Ed Rendell detailed a proposal to local leaders that would provide $45 million in funding to help ...
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has picked the area where the first segment of California's and the nation's first high-speed rail track will be constructed. The 65-mile portion of track, with a price tag of $4.15 billion, will stretch from just north of Fresno and continue nor ...
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