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Metro-North says it will continue aggressive track maintenance plans through 2015
Metro-North is starting 2015 with rebuilding efforts and attention to major safety initiatives. The track improvements that defined 2014 are moving along and the railroad also expects continued progress as…
BNSF details $6-billion capex plan; North Region will see $1.5-billion in work
BNSF announced plans for a $6-billion capital expenditure program in November and has revealed more details about where and on what the money will be spent.
TSB points finger at wheel climb at switch point for 2013 Alberta derailment
In its investigation report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a Canadian Pacific train derailed when a wheel flange struck and climbed a switch point and then…
NCDOT, CSX to begin A-line crossover project
CSX, in partnership with North Carolina Department of Transporation, will begin construction on a series of projects to build universal crossovers on the CSX A-line in three eastern North Carolina…
CSX sets 2015 capital expenditures at $2.5 billion
CSX Corporation had a lot of good news for investors during this mornings Quarter 4 2014 earnings conference call including record fourth-quarter 2014 net earnings. The railroad also unveiled that…
Gov. Malloy tours Meriden station; outlines long-term transportation infrastructure vision
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy on Jan. 8 toured the Meriden train station on the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) rail corridor, which is the site of an ongoing transit-oriented development (TOD) project…
NS worked on 94 industrial development projects in 2014
Norfolk Southern assisted 94 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2014.
CHSRA breaks ground on HSR
Marking significant progress toward modernizing California's transportation infrastructure, on Jan. 6 the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) joined hundreds of supporters and government, student, community, transportation, business and labor leaders…
MBTA Green Line receives $996 million
A $996-million federal grant has been awarded to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to extend Green Line light-rail service from East Cambridge to Somerville and Medford.
CSX worked on 107 industrial infrastructure projects in 2014
In 2014, CSX and its customers worked together on 107 projects to build or expand facilities on CSX's network and shortline partners.
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