Latest Rail News
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer sent a personal letter to the leaders of CSX, Amtrak, the New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Railway Administration, urging them to work together and reach the necessary agreements to move forward with rail projects across the state. ...
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has appointed Richard Davey as Secretary and CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, effective September 1. Davey will replace outgoing MassDOT Secretary and CEO Jeffrey Mullan, who last month announced his decision to resign in order to return ...
PB/RK&K, a joint venture of Parsons Brinckerhoff and RK&K in association with AECOM, has been selected to serve the Maryland Transit Administration as an on-call general engineering consultant for statewide transportation projects. Under its contract PB/RK&K will provide pr ...
NuStar Logistics, EOG Resources Rail Yard (Louisiana) LLC and EOG Resources Marketing, Inc., have entered into a definitive agreement to jointly develop, build and own a 70,000-barrel-per-day unit train offloading facility at NuStar's crude oil terminal in St. James, La. The project will facilit ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors has adopted a Green Construction Policy. The policy requires identifying and mitigating the impacts of emissions on human health, the environment and climate for on-road, off-road construction and equipment used in L ...
California, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Missouri will receive $336.2 million from the Federal Railroad Administration to purchase next-generation, American-made trains that will run on rail corridors in those states. Previously awarded rail dollars bring the amount received by these five states ...
Union Pacific employees achieved the best first half of the year safety performance in the company's nearly 150-year history. For the period Jan. 1 through June 30, UP's employee-reportable injury rate was 1.01, a 23 percent improvement versus 2010's record of a 1.31 reportable injury rate. ...
Work will begin on Houston Metro's North Main Street bridge on Aug. 8 as part of the North Line light-rail project. "We are configuring two major-bridge structures for the light-rail expansion on the new North Line," said David Couch, Metro senior vice president for Capital p ...
Kansas City Southern has appointed Kelley Anderson as vice president of automotive sales. Anderson has 32 years of transportation experience. He joins KCS from RJ Corman Railroad Group, where he served as vice president of strategic sales and marketing. He has held positions with BNSF ...
The North Carolina Railroad Company has elected five new directors to its 13-member board, with terms officially commencing July 1, 2011. The directors appointed by Senate President Pro-Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) are Duane Long of Wake County who is the chairman and co-founder ...
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