High-speed rail is headed straight for a deathblow, but federal lawmakers could do something about it Maryland’s money-pit rail tunnel set to be replaced With Senate committee’s latest action, is there a
Canadian National announced capital investments of C$350 million in Ontario and C$95 million in Manitoba.
One of the nation’s worst rail bottlenecks will be uncorked in the coming years.
Brightline signal testing is underway between Palm Beach County through West Palm Beach.
Commuter Rail Coalition Vice Chair Mike Noland (South Shore Line) and Director of Government Affairs John Cline (Cline Strategic Consulting) discuss how the decidedly unsexy issue of excess liability insurance has become an existential threat to commuter railroads with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono. They also share the innovative solution in need of bi-partisan support as it’s being shopped on Capitol Hill.
With Senate committee’s latest action, is there a chance a transportation bill is ironed out before August recess?
The Senate Commerce Committee has moved forward the Surface Transportation Investment Act, which dedicates $78 billion over five years for freight, rail safety programs, and trucking.
RT&S has reported on the troubles of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Purple Line several times over the past year. Recent news indicates there may be a glimmer of hope.
Even though this accident was caused by a derailment, we are stepping outside of our normal coverage zone by featuring this NTSB report on tank car structural integrity because it has received so much attention over the past few years. NTSB did not determine probable cause for the derailment and did not publish a brief or report.
The Palestine Herald-Press reports there is more drama surrounding the proposed closure of Union Pacific’s Palestine car shop.
Cleveland residents have not liked the look of a Norfolk Southern rail bridge for years, but recently the Class 1 railroad might have cringed at the site.