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WMATA’s first SafeTrack Surge ahead of schedule in many categories
Planned work for the first Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) SafeTrack "surge" between Ballston and East Falls Church is at 96 percent complete.
Optimizing friction management
Suppliers are investing in the development of new products that maximize uptime while reducing total cost of ownership.
State, federal inspectors looking at Columbia River Gorge tracks
Inspectors from state and federal agencies in Oregon and Washington state are conducting track inspections along the Columbia River Gorge rail line this week between Vancouver and Pasco, Wash.
SEPTA ramps up Crum Creek Viaduct work
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will halt train service between Elwyn and Swarthmore Stations on the Media/Elwyn Line June 18-19 as work on the Crum Creek Viaduct project intensifies.
2016 annual grade crossing report
Whether they are made of concrete, wood, composite or rubber, grade-crossing surfaces are made to provide a smooth, safe surface for railroads and vehicles to traverse across.
Vermont approves $33.4 million for rail projects
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on June 2, 2016, signed the FY 2017 Transportation Bill, which approves approximately $612.6 million in infrastructure improvements, including $33.4 million for rail. The bill includes…
New York grants to rehab three bridges; 52 miles of track
New York state has awarded $16.3 million in grants through the Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program to projects that Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will strengthen infrastructure, as well as…
Trackwork complete for Toronto-York Spadina extension
Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the site of the future Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station at Highway 7 in York Region on June 6 to mark the completion of track work on…
Union Pacific Nevada program includes rail, tie replacements
Union Pacific plans to spend $33.7 million on improvements to its Nevada infrastructure in 2016. This year's investment is on top of the $180 million UP spent in the state…
Two design-build contracts awarded for LIRR Double Track project
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Ronkonkoma Branch Double Track project is one step closer to breaking ground after two design-build contracts were awarded for work that will significantly advance…
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