Latest Rail News
At the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board meeting in Sacramento, Calif., August 25, the public got its first look at how an updated business plan set to be released in October will be organized and presented. The staff presentation included a preview of the business case, fundi ...
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, transit service availability on the East Coast is varied, from regularly scheduled service, to reduced service and even terminated service. WMATA Washington Metropolitan Area Tranist Authority is currently operating rail service on a re ...
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Metro-North Railraod reopened the Sixth Avenue Bridge in Mount Vernon, N.Y., on schedule at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24. The 117-year-old bridge that carries Sixth Avenue/Wilson Place over the New Haven Line railroad tracks was closed on ...
The start of construction for the new Allandale Waterfront GO Station in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. has begun. The new stop will allow GO Transit to extend train service further into downtown Barrie, improving access to GO rail service and downtown Barrie and increasing ridership on the Barrie lin ...
A Granite-led joint-venture team, Minnesota Transit Constructors, reached a settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice and the Minnesota District Attorney's Office related to a false claims investigation initiated by the DOJ in 2006. The investigation was based on allegati ...
Transportation and logistics provider TTS, LLC, named Union Pacific its 2010 Rail Carrier of the Year. The award recognizes Union Pacific's consistent attention to customer service and on-time delivery in the intermodal business it handles for TTS. "To receive recognition from TTS ...
Watco Tranportation Services named Greg Baker assistant gen¬eral manager of the Stillwater Central Railroad. Baker will be assisting in overseeing the day-to-day operations on the SLWC. He will help coordinate efforts between all railroad departments to achieve performance goals with optimum ...
Construction activity associated with a major project to replace 22 bridges along Chicago's Metra Union Pacific North line and rebuild the Ravenswood Station will begin in the next two weeks. The work is not expected to impact rush-hour commuters on the line and because tw ...
The Amtrak vision to bring 220 mph next generation high-speed rail to the Northeast Corridor is taking another step forward with the selection of KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, in association with Steer Davies Gleave to assist in developing the business and financial plan for the pr ...
BNSF has faced many weather challenges since late last year. From record snowfall in the northern part of its network last winter to record runoff from the Missouri and Souris rivers causing extraordinary flooding, BNSF has experienced natural disasters that have affected its facilities, track, ...
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