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UP performing trackwork between Milwaukee and Sheboygan
Union Pacific will strengthen Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure by investing $6.1 million in the rail line between Milwaukee and near Sheboygan, Wis. The project, funded entirely by Union Pacific, began June…
Gripping fastening systems
Albeit tiny, fastening systems are important to railroads and transit systems worldwide, as they hold everything in place.
CSX completes maintenance jamboree
Earlier this month, more than 525 CSX employees worked to complete the company's 2014 maintenance "Jamboree" on a section of its network in the Southeast, replacing about 68,000 ties and…
Hudson Bay Railway reopens
The Hudson Bay Railway line reopened on July 5, 2014, with freight train 295 arriving in Churchill, SK, Canada, carrying supplies for the community after OmniTRAX Canada suspended service due…
NJ Transit adopts FY15 operating and capital budgets
The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors approved a $2.019-billion operating budget that holds fares stable for the fifth consecutive fiscal year and a $1.203-billion capital program that supports continued…
INRD's track investment results in faster train speeds
The Indiana Rail Road (INRD) is investing millions of dollars in private capital on the north end of its Indianapolis Subdivision this summer, which will result in faster, quieter-moving trains…
Expansion of rail unloading capacity at Port Metro Vancouver complete
Work to expand the rail unloading capacity of the West Coast Reduction facility at Port Metro Vancouver has been completed.
Minneapolis, Met Council’s Southwest LRT tentative agreement removes shallow tunnel from plan
Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council (Met Council) have reached a tentative agreement regarding the plan to build the Southwest Light Rail Project from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie, Minn.
LACMTA makes recommendation for Purple Line extension contractor
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) recommended awarding a $1.636-billion contract to design and build a 3.9-mile extension of the Purple Line subway from Wilshire and Western to Wilshire…
EDA awards funds to Indiana rail project
The Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6-million grant to the city of Madison, Ind., to upgrade critical railroad infrastructure to support increased commerce.
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