Metro General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Paul J. Wiedefeld said he will not resume the placement of 7000-series trains into passenger service for about 90 days to allow Metro engineering and mechanical experts time to focus on root cause analysis and acquire technology to measure 7000-series wheelsets.
MARTA’s CEO, Jeffrey Parker, died Friday evening, January 14, when he was struck by an oncoming train at MARTA’s East Lake station. He was 55 years old.
The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) inducted three railway industry leaders into it Hall of Fame on January 7, 2022, at its annual conference in Phoenix.
When I took over as chairman of the NRC in January 2020, no one could have envisioned how dramatically conditions would change in just a couple of months.
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a $1.24 billion award of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro).
You can’t create a light rail transit project without a whole lot of rail. Here’s what the delivery of 9,000 metres of rail line is adding up to for the Hurontario LRT project.
It should have been full-on Phoebe from the start.
The RT&S January 2022 issue contains our annual State of the Industry feature as well as product reviews on rail flaw detection and vegetation management.
The momentum for the return of a Scranton (Pa.)-to-New York City rail route continues to build.
There is a labor shortage crisis in the U.S., and in at least two sectors of the rail industry—short line and crossties—the search for workers has become frustrating. The nationwide problem also has seeped into Class 1 operations.