Latest Rail News
An announcement will be made August 13 as to whether a deal has been inked between Huron Central Rail and its stakeholders to keep the rail line operational for at least another year, the Sault Star reports. Meetings have been taking place throughout the week wi ...
The Chicago Transit Authority Board voted to adopt the locally preferred alternatives proposed for the Red, Orange and Yellow Line extension projects. Following the steps required by the Federal Transit Administration in order to apply for funding, the CTA studied a ...
Norfolk Southern will construct a new intermodal terminal in Greencastle, Pa., to serve the Mid-Atlantic region, as part of the railroad's multi-state Crescent Corridor initiative to establish a high-speed intermodal freight rail route between the Gulf Coast and the ...
Squabbling in Congress over how to pay for transportation could mean no federal cash in the near future to fix Chicago's freight train bottleneck, a top official warned, the Daily Herald reports. At a forum on freight rail, representatives from the U.S. and Cana ...
Canadian National Railway is inching closer to transporting jet fuel from Flat Rock, Mich., to Toronto, according to local newspapers.

 On June 22, the city's Planning Commission approved the company's plan to open a jet fuel transfer station at its rail ya ...
Virginia will apply for $72 million in federal stimulus money this month to build a third set of rails between Prince William and Stafford counties, Inside NoVa.com reports. The state is expected to file for the money Aug. 24, and if approved, it will go to fund a t ...
Funding for two area bridge projects is now in place, according to state Sen. James Seward, R-Milford, local newspapers report. Work is expected to begin shortly on both the Pony Farm Road Bridge in Oneonta ...
Watco Transportation Services, Inc., started up a new railroad, the Alabama Warrior Railway August 7. The ABWR operates 15 miles of track in and around Birmingham, Ala., and interchanges with BNSF, Norfolk Southern and CSX Transportation. The ABWR's chief mission is ...
Renovations to the Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express train station in Fredericksburg, Va., are planned to begin in spring 2010, the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star reports. Federal funds set aside by Virginia 1st District Rep. Jo Ann Davis before her death in 2007 are waiting to be applied t ...
New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority released its 2010-2029 Twenty Year Needs and Preliminary 2010-2014 Capital Program for public review and comment. Taken together, these documents identify the MTA's long-term infrastructure needs and a short-term plan to begin addressi ...
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