Amtrak has requested a waiver for regression testing of its certified Positive Train Control system, according to a Federal Register notice published on Feb. 2.
Loram Maintenance of Way, a provider of maintenance of way equipment and services, announced the acquisition of the rail business unit of Sentient Science. The products, team, and intellectual property will be managed by Loram Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loram.
L&T Technology Services has established a new facility in Toronto.
Plasser American has announced the acquisition of DPR, a rail inspection technology company.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crews will complete a signal cutover near Queens Village as part of the modernization of the LIRR during the weekend of Oct. 29 and 30.
In an increasingly dangerous cyber world, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued additional cybersecurity directives for U.S. railroads.
NJ Transit has begun its annual battle against leaves on the rails.
The first segment of the LA Metro K Line opened on Friday, Oct. 7.
Grade crossing safety improvements are at top of mind for most railroad planners, whether in the government or private sector.
RT&S Managing Editor David Lester talks with the 2022 RT&S Engineer of the Year John Cech from BNSF about challenging projects, the technological movement, what it takes to work in the rail industry, and what it will take to recruit the younger generation.
This year at Innotrans, the annual railroad trade fair held in Berlin each year, U.S., Canadian, and European rail supply groups pledged to collaborate more effectively from this point forward.
If your company is on the fence about whether or not to take sustainability or ESG initiatives by Class 1s, short lines, and transit railways seriously, let me encourage you to get on board.
The September issue of RT&S features our 2022 Engineer of the Year John Cech from BNSF.
John Cech, vice president, Engineering at BNSF, is the recipient of the 2022 Engineer of the Year Award from Railway Track & Structures Media.
In less than a month, WMATA will begin significant construction to repair the Yellow Line tunnel and bridge, as well as advance critical improvements needed to open the future Potomac Yard Station later this fall.
Why has the Federal Railroad Administration put the brakes on automated track inspection testing?
At approximately 7 a.m., Aug. 3, Metro’s Rail Operations Control Center (ROCC) identified an intermittent IT network connection issue that impacted communications between systems.
NJ Transit and Amtrak are replacing the century-old Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey with a higher bridge that will not have to open and close for river traffic.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced a public-private partnership to provide cell coverage throughout all 418 track miles of subway tunnels, along with an expansion of Wi-Fi service to all 191 above-ground subway and 21 Staten Island Railway stations.
Talking about construction is one thing – but seeing it is a whole other story. In a newly released video, Metrolinx shows how the different phases of construction will work when shovels hit the ground for the Hamilton LRT.