OFF Track Maintenance

Several options for high-speed passenger rail service between the Twin Cities and Rochester, Minn., known as Zip Rail, will undergo the first phase of a two-step environmental impact statement review…
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) says years of work on the goal of restoring passenger rail service between Vermont and Montreal took a major step forward March 16 as the…
Unifor ratified agreements with Canadian National, including the clerical/intermodal, Savage Alberta Railway, excavator-operator and CNTL owner-operator collective agreements. CN is awaiting the results from the mechanical bargaining unit represented by…
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposed 75 grade-crossing projects to improve safety and improve congestion across the state.
The Amtrak Hoosier State service between Indianapolis, Ind., and Chicago, Ill., will continue through the end of April. The announcement follows a Federal Railroad Administration phone call with the Indiana…
The Metrolink Board of Directors unanimously appointed Art Leahy to chief executive officer, effective April 20.
RailComm has completed cutover of a completely new switch interlocking at a North American Class 1 yard located in Indiana. Each switch machine or crossover in the interlocking can be…
The 2015 National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association Annual Conference in Florida is another record-breaking success.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board approved the award of a $25.6-million contract to F.H. Paschen and S.N. Nielsen for the renovation of five O'Hare branch CTA stations, in what…
The House of Representatives approved a bill March 3 that improves the nation's passenger rail system and reforms Amtrak by reducing costs, creating greater accountability and transparency, leveraging private sector…
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