Latest Rail News
The Florida Northern Railroad Company, which owns and operates 14 miles of railroad lines that run through downtown High Springs, Fla., wrote a letter earlier this year to Prime Conduit, a pipe plant in High Springs and a major user of the railroad tracks, explaining that it was going to close d ...
Koppers Inc. signed an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire the Rail Joint business product line and related manufacturing facility of Portec Rail Products, Inc. for an undisclosed purchase price. The proposed transaction between Koppers and Portec is subject to certain regulatory approvals, incl ...
Arup North America Ltd. will present design work for the Bellevue City Council's preferred alternative (B7) rail through South Bellevue, Wash., that runs along the BNSF rail corridor. The $670,723 contract is a result of a council vote last month to embark upon the first of a three-ph ...
PCL Construction Services Inc. of Burnsville, Minn., will be converting a vacant former factory in St. Paul into the operations and maintenance facility for the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project, a $43.1 million contract from the Metropolitan Council. The contract includes $1 ...
Florida East Coast Railway named Robert Stevens to the position of vice president, chief engineering officer effective December 1, 2010. Bob joined the Florida East Coast Railway in 2007 as the general director, roadway maintenance and was later promoted to chief engineer in 2008. Prio ...
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners approved a $7.2 billion budget for 2011 that calls for a third consecutive year of zero growth in operating expenses and reduces headcount by 200 positions to the lowest level in 40 years. The fiscal discipline on the ...
Improvements supporting future high-speed rail on the Chicago-St. Louis corridor north of Springfield will continue to cause the daily Amtrak Lincoln Service trains to originate and terminate in Bloomington/Normal through December 10 and again December 16 to December 23. The work on the Chicago- ...
Cameron County officials have hired a contractor for the $26.5 million West Rail Relocation project after more than a decade passed upon the project's proposal. McCarthy Building Companies Inc., Texas division, will construct about six miles of new track and new international rail bridge between ...
Metropolitan Transportation Authority awarded voucher-based car service contracts to eight minority-owned or women-owned companies based in New York City. The awards, estimated to be worth $26.6 million over three years, dramatically increase the proportion of minority-owned and women-owned firm ...
Mike Williams, owner of the shortline railroad between Mexico and Fulton, Mo. Says he plans to reopen the line if there is enough interest for rail shipping in the Fulton area. Callaway County Western District Commissioner Doc Kritzer said Williams met with the Callaway County Transit ...
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