Latest Rail News
Sen., Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on the Federal Railroad Administration to direct $2.2 billion in unused railroad funds forfeited by New Jersey's for the Access to the Region's Core tunnel project to cover the remaining costs of the East Side Access tunnel project. New Jersey was ...
Union Pacific will continue improving Idaho's transportation infrastructure with a $23.1 million investment in the rail line that runs from Weiser to Mountain Home in the west and from Pocatello to Idaho Falls in the east. The 180-mile project includes removing and installing new rail ...
Passengers can board The Tide, Virginia's Hampton Roads Transit light-rail line, an estimated $338 million dollar project, Aug. 19 for a free three-day preview before regular paid service begins Aug. 22. The Tide had three previously missed opening dates. The latest delay in opening th ...
Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool plans to double the number of security cameras across the rail system, while also working with police to enhance security for passengers. Under the plan, Chicago police will deploy teams, called Wolfpacks, as well as plainclothes officers to p ...
Oregon's Coos Bay Rail line was annexed into the Port of Coos Bay's Port District with legislation signed by Gov. John Kitzhaber. By giving the Port control of the rail line, it gives the Port eligibility to apply for additional grants and loans not otherwise available to them. The rai ...
The BART Board of Directors will discuss at its June 23 meeting whether to proceed with a pilot proposal for later service on Friday nights. BART has been gathering public input on the proposal that would extend service by one hour on Friday nights but would also mean starting service ...
Norfolk Southern signed a $5.6 million, five-year reforestation and carbon sequestration agreement with GreenTrees, LLC, and planted a ceremonial first tree at the Rick Lowery Farm. Under the program, NS and GreenTrees will plant 6.04 million trees on 10,000 acres in the Mississippi De ...
AECOM Technology Corporation announced that its TrackStar alliance was awarded a US$15 million contract to build transit rail infrastructure in Queensland, Australia. The Richlands-to-Springfield section of the Darra-to-Springfield Rail program west of Brisbane, which has a constructio ...
Peter Kent, Canadian minister of the environment; along with Kathleen Wynne, Ontario's minister of transportation; Rob Ford, mayor of Toronto; York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch and Toronto Transit Commission Chair Karen Stintz participated in an event to officially start tunnel boring cons ...
Metro Transit buses, Hiawatha light rail and Northstar commuter rail will continue to operate at the current level of service in the event of a state government shutdown that could begin July 1. Barring an unlikely court decision to the contrary, the transit agency plans to operate all services ...
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