ON Track Maintenance

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is utilizing a fleet of specialized equipment and increased vegetation control methods to help combat a potentially hazardous by-product of autumn: leaf slime.
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) completed the $9.7-million replacement of the Post Avenue Bridge in Westbury, N.Y., ahead of schedule, allowing traffic to return to normal on Oct. 23.
Five years after Superstorm Sandy caused flooding and devastation to Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) facilities, the agency announced that it has invested nearly $1 billion…
After just more than a year since it announced what it called "a design breakthrough," Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has released the results of its new, reduced-contact wheel profile.
Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program began construction on Project B1, its 34th project aimed at improving safety and keeping Metra and freight trains moving through the region…
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) began an extensive list of maintenance, cleaning and repair work that will be performed during the next two weeks, on the 1, 2 and 3…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on Oct. 13 for New Jersey Transit's Raritan River Bridge Replacement project.
The government of Canada is giving OmniTRAX 30 days to repair and restore service on the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill, Manitoba, or risk a lawsuit for breach of contract.
A ground breaking ceremony was held Oct. 31 for the replacement of the Portal Bridge, a two-track 110-year-old swing span structure linking New Jersey and New York City.
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) has been granted conditional approval from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to conclude testing along the G Line.
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