Commuter / Regional

Suppliers are improving wheel/rail lubrication programs with new formulations and improved modes to deliver friction modifiers on the rails for a smooth ride.    Wheel/rail friction modifiers have been updated and…
Freight railroads gear up for a record year of capital spending estimated to reach the $13 billion mark. Class 1 railroad budgets are gearing up for another robust year and…
There is one thing I’ve learned most about railroads whether I’ve worked on the supply side or the publishing side of this industry: safety is a priority. These words rang…
The New Jersey Department of Transportation revealed a range of initiatives designed for quick implementation to promote safety and reduce accidental deaths along the state's busy railroad tracks.
The Federal Railroad Administration proposed a requirement that railroads must train and qualify employees in safety-related positions on federal railroad safety laws, regulations and orders.
The Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the California High Speed Rail Authority, other Southern California Transportation Agencies, San Diego Association…
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation received permission from the Federal Transit Administration to move forward with the next phase of construction of Oahu's rail system.
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unveiled the American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act. The initiative is a five-year, $260 billion infrastructure bill that reforms transportation programs and promotes increased domestic…
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) asked the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to increase funding for job creating Illinois rail and multimodal priorities, including rail line relocation grants,…
Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle presented a proposed solution to further strengthen the financial plan of Honolulu's rail project, remain on target for its successful completion and obtain full funding in…
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