BNSF has had it with preservation efforts for Bismark-Mandan Rail Bridge

The historic Bismark-Mandan rail bridge is once again in the news.

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Contractor wants to accelerate summer bridge work in N.D. and use hay bales to block noise

The summer brings longer daylight hours, and one contractor in North Dakota wants to put in more night hours as well.

Bells & Whistles—HART light-rail line might not make it to the end

Amtrak hoping for another $5.4 billion from Congress Single-tracking Purple Line in Montgomery County, Md., will put project at ‘significant risk’ Historic rail bridge in Iowa will be difficult to move, but

Union Pacific will build state-of-the-art transload terminal in Chicago

In the future, grain will move more smoothly through Chicago.

Senate measure would help eliminate at-grade crossings

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), the chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) introduced legislation that will provide $500 million a year for five years to improve safety and reduce congestion at railroad crossings in communities around the country.

Rail Group On Air: CN’s bid for KCS, with JJ Ruest and Rob Reilly

One month after Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern announced their intent to merge into CPKC (Canadian Pacific Kansas City), CN made a counter-offer it said is a “superior proposal” that “will result in a safer, faster, cleaner and stronger railway.”

Rail Group On Air: Blume Global and DCLI, with Bill Shea and Pervinder Johar

For the first time, Railway Age and Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. sister publication Marine Log join forces to discuss the global rail and marine intermodal logistics scene with Bill Shea, CEO of DCLI (Direct Chassis Link Inc.) and Chairman of supply chain technology company Blume Global, and Pervinder Johar, Blume Global CEO.

Historic rail bridge in Iowa will be difficult to move, but county is hoping there is a taker

A 119-year-old Union Pacific steel truss railroad bridge might be too big for any takers.

GoFundMe for railroads? Adirondack gives it a shot

GoFundMe pages have become increasingly popular over the years in an attempt to make money fast for a service or a cause. The Adirondack Railroad offers a service, so why not turn to social media?

BNSF derailment in southern California

BNSF experienced a derailment in southern California yesterday.