Latest Rail News
California State Senator Joe Simitian and Representatives Anna Eshoo and Rich Gordon have released a statement on high-speed rail in the state, where it is and where it is going. As funding is an issue, the statement said, "If we can barely find the funds to do high speed rail rig ...
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has launched its newest round of television, print and poster advertisements intended to remind customers to remain alert while using MTA services. The latest update of the MTA's award-winning "If You See Something, Say Something" secu ...
Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle and the Honolulu City Council have appointed the Council's nominees to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, which will oversee the rail transit project connecting East Kapolei with Ala Moana Center. HART will be comprised of three members appoi ...
Auto Truck Group LLC, a full-line upfitter serving the work truck industry, will expand operations into Canada with the opening of a new production facility in Mississauga, ON. Dennis Jones, ATG's vice president of sales and marketing, who will manage the operation, says, "We are very excit ...
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed into law the most significant investment in the Commonwealth's transportation system in a generation. The legislation, HB2527 and SB1446, sponsored by Speaker Bill Howell (R-Stafford) and Senators Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas) and William Wampler (R-Bristol), c ...
St. Paul, Minn., Mayor Chris Coleman delivered his annual State of the City address on April 18, including an announcement regarding major funds being allocated for the Central Corridor light-rail project. The new line, a new 11-mile route between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneap ...
Granite Construction Incorporated, a heavy civil contractor and construction material producer, has been awarded a $41 million rail relocation project by the City of Sacramento, Calif. Granite booked the project into its first quarter 2011 backlog. Located in downtown Sacramento, the Ra ...
California's Caltrain is preparing to conduct a series of feasibility studies to determine whether the electrification and modernization of the commuter rail system can be designed and constructed to meet Caltrain's future operational needs, while also accommodating initial high-speed rail opera ...
An affiliate of Perella Weinberg Partners' Asset Based Value strategy has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AIG Rail Services Inc., a provider of customized full service and net leases servicing the railroads. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As part o ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded a $6.8 million grant to upgrade freight rail service in four central Pennsylvania counties supporting the Marcellus Shale natural gas deposits. Thanks to these projects, one of the world's largest natural gas deposits will receive the rail transportati ...
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