MBTA will be working on the railroad this summer.
California’s Metrolink will use a technology to help notify train operators of earthquake tremors before any serious damage occurs on rail lines.
MBTA and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities have been called out by the Federal Transit Administration for safety violations.
Amtrak passengers can now travel even faster on Acela as recent infrastructure improvements along a 16-mile segment of the Northeast Corridor in New Jersey between South Brunswick (Monmouth Junction) and Trenton known as the Raceway can accommodate speeds of up to 150 mph.
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending June 3.
While parts for safety system sit in Germany, FTA’s safety probe of MBTA’s safety management continues; another accident on June 1
While investigators are on-site trying to figure out what caused a crash on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Green Line on June 1, the company behind the installation of a new safety package was explaining why parts are thousands of miles away in Germany.
Kawasaki Track Technologies announced testing of remote track fastener monitoring technology in Japan.
Metrolinx is using a new construction method for the Hazel McCallion LRT.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced that effective Tuesday, May 24, 2022, electric trains will begin running on Shore Line East (SLE).
NTSB releases report on Sacramento Regional Transit District light-rail vehicles – Updated with SacRT’s response to NTSB Report
The National Transportation Safety Board released its report on the August 22, 2019 collision between Sacramento Regional Transit District light-rail vehicles in Sacramento.