Permits, a lawsuit and the Texas state legislature are in the way of high-speed rail project More rail tunnel problems for San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency Maryland is ready to seek new
Editor’s Note: We have reproduced the FRA’s report, released this morning, regarding the status of PTC implementation on the required railroad mileage in the United States. The report devotes a paragraph to
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today published a final rule setting forth metrics and a minimum standard to measure the performance and service quality of Amtrak intercity passenger
The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that it will expand eligibility and provide more flexibility for a pilot program to expedite long-term, low-cost loans for America’s short line and regional railroads.
The Federal Railroad Administration has repeatedly warned NJ Transit that the agency seems it will not meet the December 31, 2020 PTC implementation deadline. NJ Transit leadership, however, has maintained that they
FRA is revising its regulations governing the minimum safety requirements for railroad track. The changes include allowing inspection of rail using continuous rail testing; allowing the use of flange-bearing frogs in crossing
Metro has been looking for a manufacturer for the past two years to build its next group of rail cars. The Washington Post reports that last week, Metro chose Hitachi Rail. The
Watco has just added to its network of short line railroads in the United States. The railroad is a new subsidiary of Watco called the Elwood, Joliet & Southern Railroad (EJSR), LLC.
Ed. Note: RT&S does not normally publish opinion pieces on our website. However, since this is Rail Safety Week, we believe that the following piece from Federal Railroad Administrator Ronald L. Batory
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a final rule amending FTA regulations for Project Management Oversight (PMO) of transit capital investments. The final rule streamlines the PMO