Latest Rail News
Commuters on the Virginia Railway Express Fredericksburg Line can see that construction has begun on laying a third track over Franconia Hill, according to Fredericksburg.com. As hills go, it's not terribly high: 225 feet above sea level. Franconia Road is ne ...
L.B. Foster Company has been awarded a $7.6 million contract for 115-pound rail for installation on the 21-mile A-Train transit project linking Denton and Carrollton, Texas. Shipments of 4,599 tons of 1,600-ft welded rail and 573 tons of 80-ft stick rail were delive ...
Sounder track and signal project update   Railworks Track Systems and subcontractors have mobilized and work is well under way on track and signal improvements ...
Palm Beach County, Fla., has completed a new parking lot adjacent to the west platform at Tri-Rail's West Palm Beach Station. The new parking lot provides 118 additional spaces for passengers and 45 designated spaces for South Florida Regional Transportation Authori ...
The Société de transport de Montréal informed clients that, after 11 weeks of renovations aimed at extending the service life of its systems and installations, Charlevoix métro station once again opened its doors on August 17, as planned. ...
TriMet and the city of Portland, Ore., are using $1.6 million of federal stimulus funds to repair bricks in 20 intersections on Morrison and Yamhill streets in downtown Portland. As the backbone of Portland's light rail syste ...
Directors of Genesee and Wyoming Inc., parent company of Huron Central Railway, have agreed to a tentative deal that will keep the local railroad operating until August 14, 2010, SooToday.com reports. Sault Ste. Marie Mayor John Rowswell tells SooToday.com ...
Chicago Transit Authority officials August 14 dedicated the new Wellington station on the Brown Line. The station reopened to customers July 30 after a 16-month temporary closure for construction as part of the line's capacity expansion project. ...
Construction in downtown Minneapolis continues as crews work on the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit station and the Northstar Commuter Rail station. Punchlist work continues at the commuter stations in Big Lake, Elk River, Anoka and Coon Rapids. ...
Concrete ties on the Old Colony commuter rail lines are wearing out far faster than they're supposed to, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority acknowledged according to the West Bridgewater Times. The lines -- Middleboro/Lakeville and ...
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