Caltrain on Jan. 31 will host a virtual community meeting on the $63.3 million Guadalupe River Bridge Replacement Project in San Jose, Calif., which will replace the northbound wooden trestle bridge built in 1935 and extend the southbound concrete bridge built in 1990.
Last year, Norfolk Southern’s Engineering team completed a variety of enhancement projects aimed at increasing service reliability, productivity, and volume growth while connecting customers to the U.S. and global economies.
SPECIAL REPORT with videos and photographs: OCTA Stabilizes Tracks in San Clemente Allowing Some Weekend Service Set to Restart Feb. 4.
Now that the heavy rains have subsided, the Orange County Transportation Authority has been successful in stopping slope movement and stabilizing the tracks in South San Clemente, clearing the way for weekend service to resume.
For more than two decades, Jerry Rhea and his crew of California-based Union Pacific railway workers have called the Roseville Rail Yard home.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) in January wrapped up its first Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program grant project, which included upgrades along 138 miles of the 219-mile Heart of Georgia (HOG) Railroad.
After being damaged by a vessel, Norfolk Southern’s lift bridge spanning the Tennessee River in Decatur, Ala., is expected to remain out of service for up to five days, the railroad announced in a service alert on Jan. 17.
East of Dallas, Union Pacific recently completed a multi-year infrastructure project that started in December 2020. In order to improve the state’s rail potential, the Class 1 has had 12 construction, rail, signal, surface, and tie teams working on a wide range of track projects.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report on the August 2021 freight train derailment near Moncton, New Brunswick.
The Port of Pasco announced Jan. 4 that Washington’s Congressional delegation has delivered $3.6 million in federal funding for the Port’s Reimann Industrial Center Last Mile Rail project in Pasco, Wash.
Union Pacific is maintaining an embargo it imposed last week on all travel to and from Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin because of persistently severe winter weather.
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) last month reported signing off on stipulated agreements to improve safety at highway/rail grade crossings in Fayette, Pike, Stephenson and McLean counties.
As New York state officials plan for forward movement on the project to replace the Livingston Avenue Railroad Bridge, the plan received a “Finding of No Significant Impact” from Federal Railroad Administration, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Dec. 21.
The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society (R&LHS) has selected the Center for Railroad Photography and Art of Madison, Wis., for the 2022 William D. Middleton Research Fellowship, and independent author Sandra Jackson-Opoku
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on Dec. 14 approved safety upgrades at rail crossings in Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Fayette and Logan counties.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA), in collaboration with Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture, recently announced the completion of three new high-speed rail structures in Fresno and Kings Counties.
Chattanooga-area police and fire officials alerted the public of a Norfolk Southern train collision and derailment that occurred during the afternoon of Dec. 20, leaving two NS crew members with minor injuries.
There’s a small bright spot in the ongoing saga of the erosion of the southern California coast, and the impact on rail lines and rail service.
BNSF replaces bridge deck 120 ft. above the ground without a hitch.
In railroading, a “bowl” – or classification yard tracks – is where freight cars are sorted and assigned to departing trains. This processing is done in what we call a hump yard.
BNSF Railway’s plans to build a new bridge over the Missouri River, linking Bismarck and Mandan, made headway Dec. 12 as state regulators issued a water quality certification crucial to move forward