California, Oklahoma SSO Programs achieve FTA certification

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced that the states of California and Oklahoma have both obtained federal certification of their respective transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs

Rep. Kind visits Stella-Jones facility

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI-03) visited the Stella-Jones Corporation Oct. 19 for a tour of the company’s railroad tie plant in Bangor, Wis.

R.J. Corman hosts Rep. Barr

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY-6), chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, joined R.J. Corman, the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association

Loram hosts Rep. Emmer for tour, town hall

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN-6) for a tour and town hall session on Oct. 16.

Gov. Cuomo urges government action on Gateway Tunnel repairs

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo toured one of the two North (Hudson) River rail tunnels on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor linking New Jersey and New York to view corrosion and damage, and called

L.B. Foster hosts Rep. Barletta

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA-11), a member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, joined the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), L.B. Foster and the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association

HiRAIL hosts officials for tour, policy discussions

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) joined the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC) and HiRAIL Oct. 12 at the

Short Line Safety Institute awarded $2.4M FY18 grant

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) with a $2.4 million grant, which officials said will allow the institute to enhance safety practices and increase the

Rep. Mast tours Vossloh’s Florida facility

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL-18), member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, joined Vossloh and other transportation stakeholders for a tour and transportation public policy discussion at Vossloh’s Fort Pierce,

Meyer Contracting hosts Rep. Paulsen for tour, policy talks

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN-3) joined Meyer Contracting and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), in conjunction with the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), for a tour oct. 10 at the

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