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BNSF’s New Sandpoint Bridge Opens for Business

Fifty years after Burlington Northern consolidated the traffic of two predecessor routes onto a single line featuring a nearly mile-long bridge near Sandpoint, Idaho, successor BNSF has opened its long-anticipated second bridge. The first train to officially cross the new structure was an empty coal train at 9:00 p.m. on Nov. 20, 2022.

MTA project announcements and updates

The New York City region’s Metropolitan Transit Authority has kicked off several projects recently in order to maintain their infrastructure in a state of good repair and to add some new service. Here are three of the rail projects the agency is working on.