The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected Rockwell Collins to assist tenant short lines in creating safety-related documentation required to obtain permission to operate over a host railroad’s
BNSF Railway Co. Executive Chairman Matthew K. Rose will step down and retire from the railroad in April of 2019, after 26 years of service.
The Amtrak Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report of Sept. 28 identifying eight major management and performance challenges it sees the railroad having to face in fiscal years 2019 and
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board voted Oct. 1 to award a $217.7 million contract to upgrade the signal systems on the system’s Red and Orange Lines.
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) Board of Directors approved or amended four contracts, worth approximately $24 million, that will propel the planned Windsor rail extension forward.
Metra has completed the installation of all hardware required for Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation. To celebrate the achievement, the commuter rail service provider held a press conference and event for its
The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials for the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held its second hearing of the year to focus on implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC)
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register for $46.3 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) System Grants.
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials has scheduled a hearing on Sept. 13 that will focus on the rail industry’s implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) has announced that the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension has been facing challenges.