Latest Rail News

Koppers Inc. and Norfolk Southern have agreed to a three-year contract for bonded rail joint assemblies.

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation is accepting applications for the 2013 Scholarship Program. The deadline is March 8, 2013.

The Detroit, Mich., M-1 Rail project can move forward immediately using the $25 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant previously awarded for transit in the city.

Port Everglades broke ground on a $73-million combined on-port international and domestic cargo rail facility near Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Canadian National plans to construct an intermodal ramp at its freight yard in Joliet, Ill., to offer import/export customers key access to numerous Chicagoland distribution centers.

Richard Sarles, general manager and CEO of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority was selected for the 2013 CEOs Who "Get It." The list is an annual recognition of business leaders who demonstrate world-class safety and is compiled by the National Safety Council (NCS).

New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Rail Road opened the first of two Double Track Information Centers along the Ronkonkoma Branch so customers and the public at large can learn about the LIRR's proposal for a second track on existing LIRR property

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) awarded a $7.6-million contract to Blythe Construction Inc. of Charlotte for a project, which will improve safety at the North Carolina Railroad crossing on Klumac Road in Salisbury.

Construction has begun on a staging and storage rail yard that will serve as a critical link between the Port of Los Angeles and the Alameda Corridor.

Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, was named chairman of the Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee for the 113th Congress.

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