Latest Rail News
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff, Sen. Robert Casey Jr., (D-PA), Reps. Chaka Fattah (D-PA-2) and Jim Gerlach (R-PA-6), Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's General Manager Joe Casey reviewed several SEPTA facilities that are in sign ...
British Columbia's transit authority, TransLink, has an updated plan to be approved by the Mayors' Council, which would expand Metro Vancouver's transit system and sustain funding for major road network and cycling network improvements. The "Moving Forward" plan received stro ...
Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $4.8 million rail/roadway engineering and environmental services contract by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for the New Orleans Rail Gateway. Baker and its team member ...
North American Video has been awarded a long-term contract to service all camera, access control, alarm and e-phone systems for Colorado's Regional Transportation District Light Rail system. As part of the contract, NAV will station its personnel on site to handle all service items tha ...
The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority said that a number of railroad grade crossings in Cumberland County will be reconstructed as part of the Downeaster expansion project. The track work will ensure that grade crossings remain in a state of good repair for the safe crossing of train ...
Safety tests began in San Diego on July 10 to ensure that newly installed equipment for its quiet zone would function properly. This test, the first of seven that certify equipment function at 12 public crossings, is required before new vehicular and pedestrian gates can be installed, which are ...
KWG Resources Inc., a subsidiary of Canada Chrome Corp., received formal acknowledgement from the Registrar of Shortline Railways of receipt of its application for a licence to construct and operate a shortline railway under Ontario's Shortline Railways Act. "This is one small ste ...
Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, along with 19 other senators, requested $2.2 billion for Amtrak's intercity passenger rail service in a letter to senate appropriators. The 18 democrats and two independents pointed to Amtrak's continuous ridership gains, fuel efficiency, as well as the negative ...
Axion International has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Sicut Holding Limited to establish a global joint venture to capitalize on the worldwide railroad tie market through the manufacture and sale of recycled structural composite ties/sleepers. The joint venture will be 65 percent ow ...
An improved tunnel alignment will be included in Ottawa's Light Rail Transit project. This new alignment, one block North to Queen Street in Ottawa, Ontario, allows the tunnel to be constructed at a significantly reduced depth and remain under the street. Instead of twelve stories underground, t ...
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