Latest Rail News
HDR will monitor utility relocation and inspect construction of a railroad detour as part of the project, which is located in Fullerton, Calif., along the BNSF. HDR is providing construction services, including utility coordination, BNSF coordination and structure and roadway inspection, as a su ...
Axion International, producer of railroad ties made from 100 percent recycled plastic, has commenced its first test order of Axion's Recycled Structural Composite with Ferromex, the largest railway line in Mexico. Ferromex's test order will be installed in various coastal regions in Mex ...

Harsco Corporation has obtained a new order from Saudi Arabia for railway track maintenance and related equipment valued at close to $15 million.

In the last year, Alstom has invested more than $3 million to enhance its 150,000 square foot rail signaling manufacturing facility in West Henrietta, N.Y., enabling the site to accommodate approximately 200 new jobs. "As gas prices rise and families look for environmentally-frien ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Amtrak $450 million in funding to upgrade its rail infrastructure to support more frequent and faster high-speed rail service and to improve reliability of current service between New York and Washington, DC. "With this investment by t ...
Canadian National will investment C$37 million (US$38.47 million) in Alberta, Canada, to double track key segments of its high-volume main line east of Edmonton, add capacity to its rail line to the oil sands region of northern Alberta and improve velocity at its Walker Yard freight car classifi ...
Members of the San Francisco Bay Area Congressional Delegation are urging their colleagues on the Senate and House Transportation Committees to provide funding for Bay Area Rapid Transit's Fleet of the Future train car replacement project. In a letter to the Committee leadership, the Bay Area la ...
The Houston METRO Board of Directors has invited the public to help name the new light-rail stations. People can begin providing suggestions immediately with the first round of submissions due by June 30. The public will then have an opportunity to review the successfully submitted entries befor ...
Watco has placed two employees in new positions for its Transload and Intermodal Services division. James Ragsdale has accepted the position of termi¬nal manager for the Watco Transload and Intermodal Services, Oklahoma City, Okla., site. John Edwards has been promoted to ...
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in coordination with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will begin a two week testing period simulating how rail crossing quad gates will work and interact with motorists an ...
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