Latest Rail News

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Senator Arlen Specter broke ground on a $9.3-million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project to renovate the Elizabethtown, Pa., Amtrak station.

A group of local grain producers is playing a live game of monopoly, local newspapers report. However, it is taking the "Chance card" from the game by taking matters into its own hands. The members of the group will be the first Alberta independent co- ...
Virginia has submitted its first high speed rail application for the Arkendale to Powell's Creek project along the I-95 High Speed Rail Corridor, local media report. The project, with a construction cost of $74.8 million, would build 11.4 miles of third track in ...
On August 24, BART reached another milestone on a major phase of the Warm Springs Extension project that will ultimately bring BART closer to Silicon Valley. BART issued a "Notice to Proceed" to Shimmick Construction Company, Inc./Skanska USA Civil Wes ...
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois must do what it can to attract jobs to the state, so he signed a measure encouraging business development along freight rail systems, the Chicago Tribune reports. A new rail transportation hub is intended for the Chic ...
TriMet's Washington County Commuter Rail in the Portland, Ore., area is in production service and is dispatched through a web-enabled Software-as-a-Service delivery platform provided by RailComm. RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) Cent ...
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger submitted 42 applications for $1.1 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding available through the federal High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program, under ...
MTA NYC Transit said that beginning August 24 and continuing until November 13, 2009, there is no express subway service on the 5 line between the 3rd Avenue/East 149th Street station and the East 180th Street station. In addition, during the afternoon rush hour ...
Canadian National plans to repair the Hafenrichter Road crossing just southeast of Aurora, in unincorporated Wheatland Township, local newspapers report. The crossing, which lies along the suburban Elgin, Joliet and Eastern tracks, will be shut down for four day ...
CSX Transportation Inc. will raise and remove bridges and lower railroad tracks throughout Northeast Ohio starting next year as part of its $840 million National Gateway plan, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. ...
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