Latest Rail News
The Chicago Transit Board authorized the renaming of the Skokie Yellow Line station and approved names for two stations currently under construction on the Yellow and Green/Pink lines. The Yellow Line's Skokie station has been renamed the Dempster-Skokie station and the new station b ...
NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein has announced the latest in a series of enhancements to provide customers with on-the-go schedule information. "My Light Rail," modeled after the agency's popular "My Bus" system, enables customers to obtain schedule information ...
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick joined Congressman Michael Capuano, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and state and local officials to commence groundbreaking for the $15.9 million Talbot Commuter Rail Station, as part of the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line Rehabilitation Project. The project will cr ...
The Bay Area Rapid Transit's MobileBART has partnered with Google and top transit agencies from around the world to bring real time transit information to a new beta service called Google Live Transit Updates. Riders can now see BART real time departures and service advisories everywhe ...
Changes to the Bay Area Rapid Transit committee system will be considered by the BART Board of Directors on June 9, 2011. If the proposed changes are implemented the public would get improved information about meetings of BART special committees. Currently there are 22 special committe ...
Koppers Inc., producer of railroad products and services, has appointed Travis Gross as the northeast sales manager for the northeast territory of North America. Gross will be responsible for the sales of Koppers pressure-treated wood and concrete crossties and switch ties, along with ...
TranSystems has promoted Richard Morsches, P.E., to chief strategy and marketing officer. "Rick has been instrumental in helping transform TranSystems from a $20 million firm located in six Midwest cities to a $240 million multimodal firm located in 40 cities through the United St ...
David Francis, western operations/sales manager for Atlantic Track in Wheaton, Ill., has been named Supplier of the Year by the Northwest Maintenance Railway Club. Dave has been a member of the NWMRC for more than 21 years. "The club appreciates Dave's support and dedicat ...
Norfolk Southern's CEO Wick Moorman and Alabama Governor Robert Bentley joined state and local officials and business leaders on June 6 to officially break ground on the new Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility in McCally Ala. The $97.5 million facility is part of the railroad's estimated $2. ...
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray joined state and local officials and CSX' Transportation to celebrate the start of construction of the $100 million expansion of CSX's rail facility in Worcester. The groundbreaking marks an important milestone in the co ...
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