Latest Rail News
Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool proposed a $1.24 billion budget for 2012 that holds the line on fares and maintains current service levels, relying on deep management cuts and work rule changes from labor unions. The proposed budget is $66.2 million, or 5.1 percent ...
Drivers stuck at rail crossings in north Orange County, Calif., will soon find relief as the Orange County Transportation Authority kicks off a nearly $600 million program that will separate street traffic from trains at seven locations. Known as the O.C. Bridges Program, the projects ...
NJ Transit's star player in the seasonal face-off against Mother Nature is again hitting the rails. AquaTrack, a high-pressure power-washing system, will lead the agency's effort to prevent train delays associated with "slippery rail" conditions, starting this month and continuing through ...
AECOM Technology Corporation, provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, has been awarded a $17 million extension contract from Dallas Area Rapid Transit to complete the second phase of its light rail expansion progr ...
Norma Navarro is the new vice president of commuter rail and Nevin Grinnell is the new vice president/chief marketing officer for Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Navarro has served DART in several capacities since joining the agency in 1990, most recently as assistant vice president, commut ...
Colo Railroad Builders, a provider of railroad construction and maintenance services to industrial, Class 1 and shortline railroads, appointed Paul Treangen as chief executive officer. Treangen formerly worked as senior executive at Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company Railroad a ...

The Federal Railroad Administration obligated $7.913 million of the Fiscal Year 2010 funding to the New York State Department of Transportation for its NY Hudson Subdivision Signal Reliability Project.

There will be no service on Southern California's Metrolink Orange County and Inland Empire lines the next three weekends as San Diego Northern Railroad construction crews work to improve passenger and freight rail services by installing a second mainline track and new rail bridges in the corrid ...
NJ Transit is the first public transportation agency to partner with Google Wallet, Google's recently released contactless payment system. With Google Wallet, NJ Transit rail and bus customers have the option to use their smartphones to tap and pay for transportation tickets at select locations. ...
GE Transportation will invest $231 million in manufacturing improvements and site upgrades to its Erie, Pa., site and a new manufacturing plant in Fort Worth, Texas, to meet accelerating domestic and global demand. "These latest investments in our U.S. facilities put GE Transporta ...
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