WINONA, Wash. – Watco announced the completion of a 33-day construction of a 210-foot steel and concrete rail trestle bridge in Winona, Washington.
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PRESIDIO, Texas – The international rail bridge opening between Presidio and Ojinaga has been pushed from December 2024 to summer 2025.
DENVER, Colo. – Union Pacific Railroad’s Engineering team recently tackled a monumental effort at its equipment shop in Denver, Colorado – rebuilding the first of 32 massive track maintenance machines to make them more user-friendly, enhance safety and simplify repairs.
ATLANTA – The December digital edition of Railway Track and Structures is now on line.
Plans for light rail technology and expansion of existing rail systems dominated a conference with a New Jersey flavor, held in Jersey City and sponsored by Railway Age and its sibling publication Railway Track & Structures (RT&S). The conference took place on Wednesday, November 15 and Thursday morning, November 16, and concluded that afternoon with a tour of New Jersey Transit Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Transit (HBLRT), which now operates in Hudson County with plans to expand northward into Bergen County.
OMAHA –– New service offers a sustainable, fast rail option that takes trucks off the road, reducing emissions on California and Arizona highways.
BOSTON ––Ridership totals bolstered by Halloween travel to Salem and Fairmount Line ridership boost during the Ashmont – Mattapan closure.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Great Northern/Burlington Northern engineer William “Bill” Henri Ferryman Jr., 88, died Nov. 26, 2023 at Ecumen’s Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, Minn.
High-Speed Adjustable Perturbation Test Track for Vehicle Testing at the Transportation Technology Center
RAILWAY TRACK AND STRUCTURES, NOVEMBER 2023 ISSUE, TTC Operated by ENSCO
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Metrolinx reports on its progress on its Hazel McCallion Line and Port Credit GO Station.
BALTIMORE – Baltimore-Washington Rapid Rail is working toward a high-speed magnetic levitation train from Washington D.C. to New York by way of Baltimore.
Viance, a Charlotte, N.C.-based provider of wood treatment technologies and services, announced Nov. 28 that it has hired Jeff Thomas as Industrial Sales Manager. He will be responsible for customer relations to service growing market demand for the company’s line of DCOI preservative products.
ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. – An investigation has determined that a failed railcar wheel bearing caused the Nov. 22 CSX train derailment just north of Livingston, Ky., the Class I railroad reported Nov. 26. Sixteen cars, including two molten sulphur cars that breached and caught fire, were involved.
BOSTON – The MBTA has finished track work on the Red Line between JFK/UMass and Park Street and has subsequently removed nine speed restrictions.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – PUCO, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, approved safety upgrades in Warren, Fayette, and Butler Counties.
California High-Speed Rail Authority released an update video of construction progress across 10 structures it completed this year.
OMAHA, Neb. – Senator Pete Ricketts of Nebraska visited Omaha Track’s headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.
ENSCO Rail, Inc. on Nov. 17 reported receiving a contract for its track geometry and rail wear measurement technology from private-sector railroad Brightline, which operates intercity passenger service between central and south
HAMILTON, Ontario – Metrolinx has given an update on the progress on the Hamilton LRT.
KEARNY, NJ – Amtrak announced it launched the procurement process for the Sawtooth Bridges Replacement Project.