MxV Rail (formerly TTCI) and the UK’s Global Center of Rail Excellence (GCRE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to advance rail technology and innovation worldwide.
Author: David C. Lester
The news wire has been filled with reports about transit systems substituting bus service for rail service so that repair, replacement, and upgrades can be completed on rail transit lines. The MBTA has announced another project where buses will replace trains while work is being done.
The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), having successfully closed a public bond sale on June 28, will make a significant financial contribution to the Transforming Rail in Virginia (TRV) program.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing more than $573 million in available grant funding this year alone for the Railroad Crossing Elimination Program.
MBTA will be working on the railroad this summer.
SEPTA’s board has approved operating and capital budget proposals for fiscal year 2023, advancing plans to fund everyday operations and major improvement projects.
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced the completion of the final phase of $100 million in berth enhancements at the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal (JCT) at Blount Island.
Metro took control of the Silver Line Extension last week.
The beleaguered Texas Central Railroad won a victory in the Texas Supreme Court, the first positive development since the railroad’s former CEO, Carlos Aguilar, resigned earlier this month.
With the safety of riders and employees as its top priority, the MBTA is making immediate changes to Orange and Green Line service as a result of the private construction project at the Government Center Garage.