Latest Rail News

Shell has pulled plans to develop a crude-by-rail facility at its Puget Sound Refinery just two days after releasing the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the project.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is now taking letters of interest from contracting firms for its Green Line Extension (GLX) project.

Kansas City Southern opened a new terminal with a familiar name and said Watco Transloading, L.L.C., will operate the new facility.

OmniTRAX’s Chicago Rail Link (CRL), a 72-mile shortline railroad on Chicago’s South Side, may soon have a remedy for its current local grade-crossing that can no longer withstand harsh conditions with traditional track circuits for its signal system.

The Chicago Transit Authority published the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its proposed Red Line Extension (RLE) to 130th Street.

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, is making its way to the southeast of the U.S. and is expected to bring torrential rain, damaging wind and potential devastation. The Weather Channel said the storm could strengthen to a Category 5 and is the strongest hurricane to hit Florida's east coast i ...

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY-27) toured Flexovit USA Inc.’s Angola, N.Y., manufacturing facility Oct. 5 and met with local officials and industry stakeholders in an event coordinated by the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA).

San Francisco area voters will decide the fate of Measure RR, a $3.5-billion ballot initiative, in November that would fund upgrades to Bay Area Rapid Transit District's (BART) aging systems.

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $5.1 million to two rail projects in Illinois and South Dakota.

U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX-13) visited Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., in Amarillo, Texas, for a tour of the supplier’s facility on Oct. 3.

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