The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Feb. 2 that construction on two elevators to make Queensboro Plaza a fully accessible station will begin this weekend.
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The Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission Branch Rail line has undergone millions of dollars in damage from recent winter storm events, and officials say details about the areas hit the hardest are still being revealed.
The Northern California agency’s Fremont Station Accessibility Improvement Project entered phase two of construction Jan. 23 and related work will continue for the next several months. The Martinez Station Accessibility Improvement Project began its second phase Jan. 27.
Amtrak has requested a waiver for regression testing of its certified Positive Train Control system, according to a Federal Register notice published on Feb. 2.
Caltrain will suspend rail service between San Francisco and Millbrae Stations on four upcoming weekends—Feb. 11-12, 25-26, March 4-5, and 11-12—to accommodate Caltrain electrification construction and testing.
Construction on TriMet’s A Better Red MAX Extension and Reliability Project has reached a major milestone more than a year and four months after it broke ground.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced temporary weekday train schedule adjustments on the Hartford Line, effective Jan. 29 through April 7, 2023.
The February 2023 issue of Railway Track & Structures is now available digitally, with a cover story about Brightline and Progress Rail each completing an important project.
An Alaska Railroad freight train traveling northbound from Whittier recently encountered an avalanche at 0158, causing the derailment of two locomotives and the partial derailment of a third.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority welcomed President Joe Biden Jan. 31 to the MTA Long Island Rail Road West Side Yard at Hudson Yards.
ORANGE, Calif. – Rail passengers got their first look this week at the new and improved Anaheim Canyon Metrolink station, a long-awaited improvement project to facilitate a more efficient, comfortable rail experience for passengers traveling through north Orange County.
NEW YORK – This week, President Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced that the Biden-Harris Administration has awarded nearly $1.2 billion from the new National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) discretionary grant program for nine projects across the country.
The Sacramento Regional Transit District is starting work on station upgrades to meet the needs of its modern new low-floor light rail trains.
The Woodinville-based Harbor Pacific Contractors, Inc. has been awarded a design-build contract by the Sound Transit Board to construct the parking garage at the agency’s Sumner Station.
Amtrak has announced that 10 manufacturers have submitted their ideas on replacement railcars for such overnight routes as Auto Train, California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, Crescent, Empire Builder and Southwest Chief, marking the “first formal step to completely reequip the Amtrak Long-Distance Network that provides vital service on 14 overnight routes from coast to coast,” the railroad reported Jan. 19.
Beginning Feb. 7, customers on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Blue, Blue + (Yellow Line replacement) and Orange lines will see increased train frequency, cutting down service times from every 15 minutes to every 12 minutes.
President Joe Biden traveled to Baltimore, Maryland, on Jan. 30 to kick off the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel replacement project funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act.
Officials from San Bernardino County, the City of Barstow, and the California Department of Transportation held a groundbreaking ceremony Jan. 26 for an $80 million bridge replacement project: a new First Avenue Bridge.
The Chicago Transit Authority recently awarded a new, four-year property maintenance contract with a cap of $23.5 million as part of the Red Line Extension project.
The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority announced upcoming service changes on Jan. 26 set to take place in February on the Orange, Green, and Red lines as well as the Haverhill Commuter Rail Line.