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Trackwork to begin on Metra’s Rock Island Line
As part of Metra's continued efforts to maintain and improve the quality and reliability of its service, a major tie replacement and track resurfacing project will begin August 17 on…
Semi-annual ballast update:Part 2
Customer-driven focus leads to faster and more accurate ballast maintenance.
Two Connecticut passenger lines undergoing improvements
Crews will be out along Metro-North Railroad's New Canaan Branch in Connecticut during the first four weekends of August to renew railroad crossings at three intersections with local streets and…
UP to complete $13.5 million in Wyoming trackwork by mid-September
Union Pacific plans to strengthen its infrastructure in Wyoming by investing $13.5 million in its line between Laramie and near Hanna. The project began July 16 and is scheduled to…
USDOT: Substantial demand underscores need for TIGER grants
Applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation's seventh round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants totaled $9.8 billion, almost 20 times the $500 million set aside for the…
Union Pacific to complete $10 million in Kansas track work by mid-August
Union Pacific will strengthen its Kansas' infrastructure by investing more than $10 million in the rail line between near Delia and near Onaga. The project began July 24 and is…
LIRR releases draft environmental assessment of Mid-Suffolk Yard-Ronkonkoma Yard Expansion Project
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) made public a study that assesses the potential environmental impact of its proposed Mid-Suffolk Yard/Ronkonkoma Yard Expansion Project, which would enlarge…
RTD Board approves Balfour Beatty contract for Southeast Rail Extension
Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors approved a $140-million, two-phased contract award to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. to design and build the Southeast Rail Extension.
Georgia to build inland port to be served by CSX
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County and CSX signed a Memorandum of Agreement to establish the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth. Its service area will…
Canada pledges funds toward Ottawa’s Stage 2 LRT
The Canadian government says that it will provide CA$1 billion (US$800 million) in funding for Ottawa, ON, planned Stage 2 light-rail transit project.
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