Latest Rail News
Friday, July 15, construction will begin on an approximately $50 million project to reconnect the Port of Miami to the national rail network via the Florida East Coast Railway. More than 800 workers will be employed bringing $33.38 million in wages to South Florida. Reconstruction of t ...
New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority Metro-North Railroad, working with the City of Mt. Vernon, will close the Sixth Avenue Bridge beginning Monday July 18, 2011 through the week of August 24 so that the railroad can make repairs to the 117-year-old bridge. The almost 62-foot-long ...
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) brought together federal, state and local stakeholders in an effort to expedite the process that he hopes will identify the Springfield rail consolidation alternative that best promotes public safety, enhances the quality of life of residents and boosts the local eco ...
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff, Sen. Robert Casey Jr., (D-PA), Reps. Chaka Fattah (D-PA-2) and Jim Gerlach (R-PA-6), Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's General Manager Joe Casey reviewed several SEPTA facilities that are in sign ...
British Columbia's transit authority, TransLink, has an updated plan to be approved by the Mayors' Council, which would expand Metro Vancouver's transit system and sustain funding for major road network and cycling network improvements. The "Moving Forward" plan received stro ...
Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $4.8 million rail/roadway engineering and environmental services contract by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for the New Orleans Rail Gateway. Baker and its team member ...
North American Video has been awarded a long-term contract to service all camera, access control, alarm and e-phone systems for Colorado's Regional Transportation District Light Rail system. As part of the contract, NAV will station its personnel on site to handle all service items tha ...
The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority said that a number of railroad grade crossings in Cumberland County will be reconstructed as part of the Downeaster expansion project. The track work will ensure that grade crossings remain in a state of good repair for the safe crossing of train ...
Safety tests began in San Diego on July 10 to ensure that newly installed equipment for its quiet zone would function properly. This test, the first of seven that certify equipment function at 12 public crossings, is required before new vehicular and pedestrian gates can be installed, which are ...
KWG Resources Inc., a subsidiary of Canada Chrome Corp., received formal acknowledgement from the Registrar of Shortline Railways of receipt of its application for a licence to construct and operate a shortline railway under Ontario's Shortline Railways Act. "This is one small ste ...
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