Latest Rail News
Amtrak has received a $562.9 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing loan to fund the company's purchase of 70 new generation energy-efficient electric locomotives as part of its plan to modernize and expand its fleet equipment. "As a result of the RRIF loan anno ...
BNSF Railway's Command Center is managing responses to flood impacts, which have put subdivisions out of service in North Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa as well as the Atchison branch in St. Joseph, Mo. BNSF is making an effort to continue operating on key mainline routes. ...
For the third consecutive year, Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology named Union Pacific a Best Diversity Company. The magazine chose UP based upon its support of women and minorities, efforts to support work/life balance and supplier diversity commitment based on ...
G Seven Generations Ltd. is proposing a new railway to carry oil from the Alberta, Ontario oil sands to the existing marine oil terminal at Valdez, Alaska. The company revealed its proposal at the International Indigenous Summit on Energy and Mining in Niagara Falls, Ontario. "Stu ...
The province of British Columbia is investing C$7.5 million (US$7.7 million) for the E&N Railway to help restore passenger train service on Vancouver Island. "Vancouver Island mayors have told us loud and clear that this rail service supports their economies by creating jobs, ...
The Federal Transit Administration has given its approval for the Baltimore Red Line in Maryland to move forward and enter the engineering phase. The phase includes preparation of more detailed plans, schedules and cost estimates, as well as completion of final environmental studies. &q ...
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority representatives, joined by elected officials and community members, celebrated the Authority's rebuilt Langhorne train station facility at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Juune 28. The Langhorne Station serves passengers on SEPTA's West T ...
Southern California's Metrolink is planning a 16-train service expansion, including four all-new express trains. The growth will continue during the first week of July when Metrolink will add new weekend beach trains and six weekday trips on the Orange County Line. Metrolink will operat ...
Parsons Brinckerhoff has been awarded a contract by the Federal Transit Administration to develop and document a transit asset management framework and implementation guide that will support the FTA's State of Good Repair and Asset Management Programs. The FTA estimates there is a nati ...
Florida's Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs was elected chair of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Governing Board at its June meeting. At the same meeting, Palm Beach County Commissioner Steven Abrams was elected vice chair of the Board. Both terms begin on July 1, 2 ...
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