Latest Rail News
Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have ratified a four-year contract with VIA Rail Canada (VIA). The TCRC represents some 350 employees working as locomotive engineers and yardmasters at VIA. The ratification follows an agreement in principle, which was reached last April 8. ...
The Regional Transportation Authority has implemented changes to the three-year-long Seniors Ride Free program, effective Sept. 1. Of the nearly 440,000 seniors who qualified to receive free transit rides, only 25,000 of them are still eligible and will be given a "Circuit Ride Free" ...
Oahu residents clearly support the City's rail transit project, and supporters outnumber opponents in all nine City Council districts, according to results of a new poll released today by Mayor Peter Carlisle and City Council Transportation and Transit Planning Committee Chairman Breene Harimoto ...
Joined by State Senator Thomas McGee and Lynn officials, MBTA General Manager Rich Davey today unveiled improvements to Lynn Commuter Rail station. Working closely with Lynn officials to promote public transportation and to ensure customers are provided a safe, reliable and accommodating experi ...
California High-Speed Rail Authority named Timothy Buresh to the position of Southern California regional director, overseeing the planning of the high-speed rail alignment from south of Bakersfield to San Diego. In this capacity, Buresh will be the lead representative for the Authority througho ...
Union Pacific published its second annual Sustainability and Citizenship Report highlighting the company's commitment to environmental stewardship, safety, employee training and development, customer and community support, shareholder value and the highest standards of corporate governance and e ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board approved funds in the amount of $6 million for improvements to a railroad crossing at Doran Street, in Glendale, which is said to be the riskiest crossing on the Metrolink line. According to the LA Times, Metrolink says ...
The Indiana Department of Transportation is soliciting public participation and involvement in development of an updated Indiana State Rail Plan. Surveys are being sent to railroads, businesses and other groups that depend upon rail transportation. INDOT also wants to hear from rail users and ot ...
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has released the Ohio Grade Crossing Statistics Report 2010. The annual report details the PUCO's role in highway-rail grade crossing safety and provides current and historical crossing data. "Rail crossing safety is a top priority for the P ...
The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) reiterates that an integrated approach is essential to effective vegetation management, including the use of the herbicide glyphosate. According to the railroad, this is an issue of safety. Both the Alaska Railroad and the Federal Railroad Administration ( ...
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