Latest Rail News
Pacific Harbor Line has received the Harriman Certificate of Commendation for the most improved employee safety record among more than 500 smaller U.S. railroads. Association of American Railroads President Ed Hamberger presented the award at a special luncheon in Washington, D.C., honoring this ...
Upgrading of approximately 96 miles of railroad track, including installation of a 250,000 railroad ties for future high-speed Amtrak trains, will resume May 20. This work will lead to the substitution of chartered motorcoaches for some Lincoln Service trains and the detour of the Texas Eagle be ...
The Metropolitan Boston Transit Authority will hold a series of public meetings to discuss the expansion of Single Person Train Operation to the Red Line. Similar to Single Person Train Operation mode on the Blue and Orange Lines, motorpersons will perform all functions once shared with train at ...

Wabtec Corporation has signed a contract to provide braking equipment to Bombardier Transportation Canada, Inc., which is building 100 new commuter rail cars for New Jersey Transit.

Canadian National has announced a series of capacity improvements to accommodate growing container volumes at its Brampton Intermodal Terminal and to ensure a high level of service for intermodal customers across its system. BIT, located in the prime logistics area of Greater Toronto, ...
The Illinois General Assembly has approved legislation requiring the state to make an assessment of the freight transportation system and issue a plan with recommendations to improve the flow of freight by roads, rail, air and water. The Freight Mobility Plan Act (House Bill 1761), whi ...
17 May 2011

Sound Transit

Senator Patty Murray, Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff and Seattle Sound Transit Board members have dedicated the first of the three tunnel boring machines that will dig twin tunnels from the University of Washington to downtown Seattle. "The University Link project is a ...
A collaborative of 13 leading nonprofits has announced that it has received a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to ensure that the creation of the FasTracks transit system improves the lives of all Denver residents by increasing access to affordable housing, good paying jobs and essential ...
The new $9.6 million, state-of-the-art Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Puritas Rapid Transit Station, located at Puritas Avenue and West 150th Street, has opened its doors. The design of the reconstructed station stemmed from input from the local community, to include bot ...
Beginning July 1, Southern Californians can buy a weekend pass to ride unlimited Metrolink trains for $10. Unlimited weekend riding will also be added for monthly pass holders at no additional cost. These additions and other modifications to the agency's fare policy were approved by the Metrolin ...
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