International Railway Journal Editor-in-Chief Kevin Smith talks with the International Union of Railways on the COVID-19 response in Europe.
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Special Report—On the Front Line: While COVID-19 kills ridership, BART finds construction work therapeutic
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) was almost at the top of the mountain. COVID-19 then jumped on it like a mountain lion. The fall over the last month has been great, but
Olympic athletes often change their training regiment leading up to the Games. In Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, workers constructing a more expansive subway system for the 2028 Summer Games are
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UPDATED MARCH 27: Rail Group News Staff Report: Global railway industry response to the COVID-19 pandemic
The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, a pandemic, and the U.S. has declared a National Emergency. The global railway industry has been responding. Following is a
The operator of a New York City subway train in Manhattan was killed this morning as a result of a fire that broke out in one of the train cars, according to
Special Podcast Series—The Coronavirus and the Rail Industry: VTA responds to first COVID-19 case involving train operator
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Valley Transportation Authority’s Brandi Childress on how her agency responded to the first COVID-19 case involving a train operator. Other topics discussed: The
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is pulling light rail trains from service and closing some stations as a result of COVID-19 and the state’s shelter-in-place order.
By a unanimous 96-0 vote, the U.S. Senate on March 26 passed H.R. 748, its version of a $2 trillion stimulus package for address the devastating economic and societal impacts of the