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Maintaining ballast below the ties
Optimal track conditions rely heavily on ballast maintenance. Ballast doesn't always get the attention it deserves. For those outside of the industry, the flashy signals, rail and crossties are what…
CREATE program update: keeping Chicago fluid
The CREATE program continues to improve movement through the nation’s rail nucleus. The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program marked nine years of existence in June 2012.
Metra breaks ground on Cicero Station rehab project
Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval and Cicero Town President Larry Dominick joined Metra Acting Chairman Larry Huggins and Executive Director/CEO Alex Clifford on August 7 at a groundbreaking ceremony for…
NS, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to begin hazard elimination project
The effort to establish Section 130 hazard-elimination at railroad crossings in Louisville, Ken., near Wilson Avenue and Woodland Avenue, has taken a major step forward with the project receiving $1.8…
Western Rail Road members ratify new UTU pact
Train, engine and mechanical forces represented by the United Transportation Union on shortline Western Rail Road in Texas have ratified a new agreement reached with mediation assistance from the National…
SFMTA to begin utility relocation for Central Subway Project
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said that pre-construction associated with the Central Subway tunnel will begin on August 13 in North Beach. The work involves relocating utility lines on…
Amtrak celebrates Seattle maintenance facility upgrades
Phase 1 and Phase 2 of a major upgrade of the Seattle Maintenance Facility in Washington State has been completed by Amtrak and its partners. The facilities support Amtrak operations…
BNSF plans $106 million capital program in Washington
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $106 million on maintenance and rail capacity improvement and expansion projects in Washington this year.
MTA completes seven station rehabilitation projects along D Line
The completion of the work to rehabilitate seven stations along the West End D Line in Brooklyn, N.Y., is now complete.
Caltrain ridership hits historic high
For the first time in the nearly 150-year history of the railroad, San Francisco Bay-area's Caltrain average weekday ridership is more than 50,000, according to the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers…
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