Latest Rail News
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Board of Directors voted to approve its Fiscal Year 2012 operating and capital budgets, which include a base fare increase from $2 to $2.50, some bus service improvements, system-wide security enhancements and safety and state-of-good-repair initi ...
Caltrain will raise its fares for the sixth time since 2005, adding 25 cents to the base fare charged to ride the Peninsula commuter rail service. The increase will be effective July 1. The Caltrain Board of Directors approved the 25-cent increase after extensive public input on resolv ...
The Association of American Railroads told the Surface Transportation Board that the current rail economic regulatory framework allows freight railroads to sustain billions of dollars in private capital investments in the nation's rail network each year and support more than 1.2 million jobs around ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration has indicated that the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority can begin work on the University Circle Rapid Transit Station, which was awarded $10.5 million from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recover ...
The Federal Railroad Administration will soon publish final rules instituting conductor certification and imposing new hours-of-service limitations on intercity passenger train and commuter employees in safety sensitive positions. FRA Associate Administrator for Safety Jo Strang made t ...
Canadian National's Fuel Management Excellence (FMX) program is said to drive both fuel efficiency and environmental benefits. Keith Creel, executive vice-president and chief operating officer at CN said, "CN is making significant strides in improving the fuel efficiency of its ...
TriMet is partnering with Portland and Western Railroad to kick off a summer safety campaign along its WES Commuter Rail line. The service runs during weekday rush hour between Beaverton and Wilsonville, Ore., on heavy rail tracks, which is an illegal and dangerous place for people to walk, ride ...
California Northern Railroad Company has been honored by Breathe California, an organization dedicated to fighting lung disease and advocating for clean air, with the 2011 Clean Air Champion Business Award. CFNR was recognized for being an industry model by reducing emission and noise along thei ...
Motiva Enterprises LLC and Vecenergy have reached an agreement to construct a fuel grade ethanol rail offloading facility at the Motiva Port Everglades, Fla., terminal. The expanded operations will allow for the delivery of ethanol unit trains directly into existing Motiva storage tanks. The new ...
Union Pacific named D. Lynn Kelley, Ph.D., vice president of continuous improvement effective July 1. She succeeds Richard McClish, who is retiring and will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Young. "Lynn brings process improvement expertise that should create new ...
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