Design for rail interchange project in Wash. complete; more funding for construction could be on the way

Representatives of the Washington State Department of Transportation have indicated that the track and infrastructure design for the Connell Rail Interchange Project is 100 percent completed. The Connell Rail Interchange is a

CP highlights generational growth opportunity in meeting with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs

Canadian Pacific reaffirmed its commitment to grow traffic at the Port of Saint John and stimulate economic growth and investment in New Brunswick at a meeting with Premier Blaine Higgs [last week].

Crane collapses on Southwest light-rail project in Minneapolis

A partial crane collapse stopped Twin Cities & Western Railroad freight traffic on July 15 in Minneapolis, Minn. No injuries were reported and no word yet on whether freight traffic has been

Bells & Whistles—Metro Red Line train derails, and more

Investigators try to piece together Metro Red Line train derailment. Quebec makes decision to construct rail bypass following fatal accident. More strength needed for Del Mar bluffs stabilization project. TriMet rail bridge

Construction of Lac-Mégantic rail bypass will begin in 2021

Few will forget that horrific day, July 6, 2013, when a crewless crude oil train with five locomotives and 75 loaded DOT-111 tank cars carrying volatile Bakken crude rolled into Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

SANDAG rail projects

More strength needed for Del Mar bluffs stabilization project

Strengthening efforts currently under way at the Del Mar bluffs in southern California need to be, well, more buff. The San Diego Association of Governments wants the California Coastal Commission to approve

Wis. county’s sole link to national freight rail system receives millions in federal aid

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will receive a $6.75 million federal grant to complete the last phase of the Merrimac Bridge rehabilitation. The grant was made under the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America

Watco to acquire rail assets from Dow

Dow Inc. has selected Watco Companies to acquire the rail infrastructure assets and related equipment at six major North American sites. Watco, a transportation service company, will provide select rail services at

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association

ASLRRA comments on House passage of the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2)

In response to [yesterday’s] House passage of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), which represents the nation’s 600 small business freight railroads and

Iowa Interstate Railroad, LTD opens the William J. Duggan Bridge for rail traffic

The Iowa Interstate Railroad, LTD (IAIS) opened the new William J. Duggan Bridge in Booneville, IA to freight rail traffic on June 30, 2020. This new, state-of-the-art structure crosses the Raccoon River