The top news stories RT&S was covering the week ending Aug. 12.
TransEd, the agency charged with providing new LRT in Edmonton, Alberta, announced a delay in its Valley LIne Southeast LRT service commencement.
Union Pacific will replace a bridge on its western Oregon line on Sunday.
Over 160 rail projects have been awarded more than $2 billion in Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) funding.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority was notified that it has been awarded $25 million in federal grant funding to advance the project beyond the 119 miles under construction and into downtown Merced.
The engineering firm STV announced it has signed a contract to support the Florida DOT’s commuter rail operation SunRail in the agency’s Phase 2 North project.
The National Transportation Safety Board released its initial report on a July railroad collision.
With a new plan on the table, the cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento seem ready to move ahead with a new streetcar line.
The August issue of RT&S contains a construction update on high-speed rail in the U.S.
While labor issues are not usually within the purview of RT&S coverage, this strike vote impacts a major transit agency in Toronto, and includes agency maintenance workers. Therefore, we think it’s important to report this to our readers.
L.B. Foster, a long-time supplier of rail spikes and anchors for the railroad industry, said it is selling this line of business to another company.
One of the widest bridges in the world is finally opening its arms for light rail transit.
The MBTA announced that the Medford Branch of the Green Line Extension (GLX) is anticipated to open in late November.
The top news stories of the week.
The MTA will definitely be working on the railroad this weekend.
Crews made significant progress on the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) line throughout spring 2022, including vehicle testing work, installation of tracks and other key railway infrastructure and the final electrical substation delivery.
The Washington Metrorail Safety Commission issued a statement this week claiming that WMATA “did not follow through on all safety commitments made in April and May 2022.”
My son came off looking like an unlucky racoon sprawled across the pavement.
Palo Alto, Calif., wants grade separation for high-speed rail project, but authority is not listening
Residents in Palo Alto, Calif., have been waiting long enough for high-speed rail, and if plans go accordingly motorists will be waiting for high-speed rail long into the future.
RT&S reported Monday that MBTA had announced that it would reschedule work on the Orange Line planned for next month.