Latest Rail News

The Port Authority of Allegheny County has announced that crews successfully completed the six-month rail replacement project along the Red Line and the transit agency will resume service between the Fallowfield and Potomac stations Oct. 2.

The Metropolitan Council (Met Council) approved the Blue Line Extension Light-Rail project's final scope and budget and the project's environmental reviews are now complete.

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced that its $203 million Wilson Station Reconstruction Project is more than 50 percent complete.

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $1.595 billion infrastructure plan Sept. 27 to develop a new train hall serving the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Amtrak.

Metra is hoping a federal grant will help pay for installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system on its Milwaukee North and West lines.

The Lincoln County Port Authority in Libby, Mont., received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for a planned rail spur.

Gross & Janes Co. has appointed Bill Behan as the company’s new president, with Mike Pourney acting as CEO and overseeing strategic planning.

Granite Construction, Inc. (GC) has announced that its joint venture (JV) team has been awarded the design-build contract for the Airport Guideway and Stations project by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART).

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has announced the Fitchburg Line’s new Wachusett Commuter Rail Station is set for a partial opening on Friday, Sept. 30.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has awarded seven grants totaling more than $2.2 million as part of the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP).

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