New York City transit shuts down due to Isaias

Isaias was being difficult on Aug. 4. The tropical storm ripped upward along the East Coast and hit New York City transit particularly hard. Gusting winds, some exceeding 70 mph, took out

High-speed rail project connecting L.A. and Las Vegas records another win

Plans for a new high-speed rail line that will connect southern California to Las Vegas are forging ahead after the project has been awarded another critical public funding allocation. The XpressWest rail

Tempe: Replaced section of rail bridge needs to look like original

The portion of the bridge that collapsed in Tempe, Ariz., will be rebuilt. Inspectors said the sections of the steel truss bridge that did not fail are structurally safe. Union Pacific is

With BNSF out, Metropolitan Council announces change to Blue Line project

There comes a time when you have to envision life without a partner. For Hennepin County and the Metropolitan Council, that time is now. Officials on both sides have decided to rework

Section of Arizona bridge that partially collapsed is demolished

Union Pacific has begun the process of replacing or repairing the bridge that was the site of a derailment in Tempe, Ariz., as a 150-ft section of the structure was demolished. The

Weekend Cinema: MBTA upgrades another rail crossing

We have another time-lapse video from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. This one shows the rail crossing improvement on Harvard Street. Below are photos of rail maintenance in Toronto.

Bells & Whistles—Train derailments and financial derailments

Ariz. bridge that collapsed also was site of derailment in June. Canadian National derailment earlier this year caused by “ice jacking”. Metro GM says more COVID funding is needed. STB: Texas Central

Arizona bridge that collapsed also was site of derailment in June

The Tempe, Ariz., rail bridge that partially collapsed following a train derailment on July 29 was the site of another accident a little more than a month earlier. However, the derailment was

Rail Group On Air: First of it’s Kind—Building a Floating Rail Bridge

Read more articles on rail bridges. Rail Group On Air · Rail Group On Air—A World’s First: Building a Floating Rail Bridge

Rail bridge in Arizona partially collapses after derailment; rail cars catch on fire

Firefighters in Tempe, Ariz., were fighting a blaze caused by a train derailment on July 29. The accident happened early in the morning when a Union Pacific train lost some of its