Latest Rail News

Union Pacific is enhancing Arizona's transportation infrastructure by investing $9.2 million in the rail line that runs between Crag and downtown Phoenix. The project is in progress and is scheduled to be completed by the end of April.

Light rail transit, not more buses, is the most cost effective option for supporting the existing jobs and the tens of thousands of jobs the Southwest corridor will add before 2030, Minnesota's Twin Cities Metropolitan Council Chair Susan Haigh told a State Senate panel.

Thales and Siemens have been awarded a contract to provide a permanent communications-based train control test track facility for Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit.

The Maryland Transit Administration's MARC Train service recorded some of the best on-time performance numbers ever during the month of February.

John McPherson has been elected as a director to the Board of Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. "X" Train CEO/President Michael Barron said, "We are pleased that Mr. McPherson has joined our company on the board. He brings a very successful career to the company and an oversight role to our ...

On March 12, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will receive a $900 million grant commitment from the Federal Transit Administration for the Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project.

In the Seattle, Wash.-area, a Kittitas County Superior Court Judge issued a summary judgment in the lawsuit by Kemper Freeman seeking to stop the East Link light rail project.

Sustained public education efforts, engineering improvements and law enforcement programs have contributed to a nationwide reduction in vehicle-train collisions and pedestrian-train deaths and injuries in 2011, according to Operation Lifesaver, Inc.

In a letter to shareholders, John Cleghorn, Chairman of the Board of Canadian Pacific outlined the railroad's Multi-Year Plan and customer relationship success.

RailComm has provided a wireless remote control derail system at Amtrak's Maintenance Facility near Miami, Fla. Two customized Local Control Panels, located within the maintenance building, provide wireless remote control to the derails.

Page 524 of 959

Get the latest rail news

The inside scoop from RT&S, IRJ and Railway Age on and off the track. Join our email list.