NJ Transit set to begin Elizabeth upgrades

New Jersey Transit recently announced that construction of the new Elizabeth train station and platform extension project on the Northeast Corridor is set to begin later this fall. The NJ Transit Board


Amtrak announces Customer Now program

Amtrak recently unveiled plans for a $72.5 million program, Customer Now, which aims to “improve the customer experience at stations across the network.”


TRMS announces expansion plans

Trinity Industries, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary, TrinityRail Maintenance Services, Inc. (TRMS), has agreed to purchase land for the construction of a new maintenance facility in Shell Rock, Iowa.

Virgin Trains USA

Virgin Trains USA announces contractors for expansion

Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) recently announced that the Hubbard Construction Company, Wharton-Smith Inc., The Middlesex Corporation, Granite and HSR Constructors will be the rail construction contractors for Phase 2 of its

Birmingham Rail

BR&L acquires ARS

Rail and track material provider Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co. (BR&L) recently announced that it has acquired Austintown Rail Supply (ARS), a supplier of switching materials and other railroad track products.


AECOM named Employer of the Year

Global infrastructure service firm AECOM recently announced that it has been named the 2019 Employer of the Year by the Chicago chapter of the Women Transportation Seminar (WTS).


KCS promotes Adamiak, Gloria Marrufo

Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced two promotions within its Chemical & Petroleum and Industrial & Consumer commodity groups, with Ginger Adamiak and Yesica Gloria Marrufo receiving new leadership roles.

NJ Transit

Jameel to serve as NJ Transit’s chief technical officer

NJ Transit recently announced that Faisal Jameel has joined the company as chief technical officer.

Penn Station

PSNY track work to affect NJT, LIRR

Track work at Penn Station New York (PSNY) this summer will have effects on two public transportation lines—NJ Transit (NJT) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).


KCS redefines two service metrics

In an effort to provide a more complete view of customer service and operational performance on its network, Kansas City Southern (KCS) has revised the definitions of two key service metrics—Operational Cars