Latest Rail News
The Department of Justice has given their final approval of and entered into an agreement with L.B. Foster Company and Portec Rail Products, Inc., relating to L.B. Foster's acquisition of Portec and the sale of certain assets related to Portec Rail's rail joint business primarily located at Port ...
Urban Engineers, Inc. has appointed Kenneth Fulmer, P.E., C.C.M., as director of transit and passenger rail where he will lead the firm's efforts in the development of the nation's transit and high-speed rail program. Since joining Urban in 1992, Fulmer has taken on increasing resp ...
Those big bright lights in the skies above the Route 123 corridor of Tysons Corner, Va., near Tysons Corner Center and the Capital Beltway are really not giant holiday decorations or an early visit by Santa's sleigh. Instead, they are the lights of crews building aerial bridges to carry the futu ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood introduced a new U.S. Department of Transportation ‘Buy America' webpage that will help American businesses reap the full benefits of the Obama Administration's investments in transportation infrastructure. Speaking at a Building America's Future Po ...
Homeowners on White's Beach Road in Ballston Lakes, N.Y., say they take their lives into their hands when they leave their homes, The Saratogian reports. For 18 households, leaving means crossing a set of railroad tracks that sees up to 20 trains go past each day. Only a few stop signs keep driv ...
Overhaul of a critical subway hub in downtown Brooklyn has been completed. The project included a complete renovation of the Jay Street/Borough Hall A, C, F station; a new free connection between that station and the Lawrence Street/MetroTech R station; ADA accessibility for both stations; a new ...
Officials from the Federal Transit Administration visited the North Hanley Metro Transit Center in St. Louis, site of the second project Metro has successfully completed using funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Officials highlighted the positive impact of these ARRA investmen ...
Today the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will begin conducting geotechnical tests at more than 200 locations along the planned alignment of the Westside Subway Extension as the next step for planning and engineering the project. Work will include soil, seismic ...
Metro Subway platform repairs at the Owings Mills Station in Baltimore, Md. have started. Some sections of concrete have started to show signs of wear and damage after 27 years of service. Those platform sections will be repaired and the yellow safety tiles will be replaced. Th ...
Beginning Friday, Dec. 17, and continuing through January, Metro will conduct continuous, round-the-clock daily platform rehabilitation work at the Shady Grove Metrorail station in Washington, DC, in effort to return it to a state of good repair, to ensure service reliability and improve safety. ...
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