Latest Rail News
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is trying to land $47 million in federal aid to upgrade Harrisburg rail freight facilities, the Harrisburg Patriot News reports. The money would help Norfolk Southern add a third unloading track and install additional parking ...
Track circuit repairs on the Red Line and track maintenance on the Orange Line the weekend of August 14-16 will cause inbound and outbound trains to take turns sharing one track. Customers should add at least 30 minutes of ti ...
Where are all the trains? When Canadian National Railway won federal approval to buy the EJ&E line for $300 million in December, suburbs worried about the effects of heavy freight traffic, the Plainfield, Ill., Sun reports. ...
The Norfolk Southern Foundation has given $100,000 to Penn State Altoona to assist in the development of a four-year Rail and Transit Engineering (RTE) degree program. This innovative Bachelor of Science program will include ...
 
The Association of American Railroads urged the Federal Railroad Administration to faithfully follow the Congressional statutory mandate requiring railroads to implement positive train control technologies across cer ...
Construction of a new and improved Plauderville Station in the City of Garfield, N.J., will begin this fall, under a contract approved by the NJ TRANST Board of Directors that will make the station fully accessible to customers with disabilities and will provide ...
Vancouver's TransLink will officially open the Canada Line Pedestrian-Bicycle Bridge linking South Vancouver with Richmond via a bridge connected to the Canada Line rail guideway on Aug. 14. 

The linking of the communities will start at 12:30pm. Cyclists and po ...
Major U.S. freight railroads and their advocates have argued for years that government investment is needed in the country's rail system to take freight off congested highways and keep the economy moving, Reuters reports. But supporters say rail investments have ...
Sullivan City, Texas, Mayor Rosendo Benavides traces his finger along a line on the map leading from Monterrey to South Texas, The Monitor of McAllen, Texas, reports Abruptly, right before it crosses the Rio Grande near his small town of 4,000, it jags straig ...
Allen Jones has found out that no matter how sophisticated the world is, working for the railroad still requires the use of a sledgehammer and a switch broom, the Morning Sun of Blue Springs, Mo., re ...
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