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The special trackwork update
Diamonds, frogs, turnouts and other special trackwork make difficult manuevers on the railroad possible.
Rail welding brings more than flash
Quality, reliability and safety are issues suppliers look to improve when it comes to the subject of welding rail.
CSX completes $34 million maintenance "Jamboree"
Earlier this month more than 900 CSX employees worked to complete the company's 2012 maintenance "Jamboree" on a section of its network in the Southeast.
Illinois authorizes $800 million in rail and transit improvements
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a law to begin the next phase of the Illinois Jobs Now! capital program, which is designed to create jobs, strengthen the transportation system and…
SFMTA resumes Muni track switch replacement
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency in California has continued track improvement work on the Muni Metro system. From July 13 to July 16, SFMTA will install new track switches…
Secretary LaHood, Gov. Brown visit Port of Oakland rail project site
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and California Governor Edmund Brown Jr., visited the Port of Oakland Army Base redevelopment site in California on Monday, July 9, 2012, to see…
CATS Blue Line Extension to enter final design with FTA approval
The Charlotte Area Transit System in North Carolina has received approval from the Federal Transit Administration to enter Final Design for the 9.3-mile LYNX Blue Line Extension (BLE) light-rail project.…
NYCT plans rail bridge and trackwork
New York City Transit will advance rehabilitation of a bridge and perform another round of FASTRACK improvements in the coming weeks.
CN to build five sidings on B.C. North Line
Canadian National plans to construct five extended sidings on its B.C. North Line in 2012 as part of a multi-year capital program to expand freight train capacity to handle growing…
Houston Metro celebrates six-mile mark on LRT extension
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, Texas, has completed six miles on the light-rail transit extension. Six miles equals about 64,000 linear feet of track in the ground, leaving…
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