NEW LONDON, Conn. – Current efforts to expand rail in eastern Connecticut are hindered by funding and limitations of a rail bridge over the Thames River.
LOS ANGELES – Today, The LA Metro released new photos of construction at its Transit Connector station located near Aviation Boulevard and 96th Street.
CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Red Line Extension and four stations.
KINGSTON, ONTARIO – An inspection by CN found part of the crossing that collapsed earlier this year had seen a “significant drop in condition.”
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Supreme Court denied FORB’s request that the court take jurisdiction over the Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge.
HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. – Met Council and Hennepin County approved a grant agreement and the Blue Line Extension Corridor Management Committee support the analysis of the staff-recommended light rail track route.
L.B. Foster Vice President of Rail Sales Doug Combs has been named to the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) Board of Directors. Combs assumes a recently vacated seat on the
Professional services and project management firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is rebranding to AtkinsRéalis on Sept. 13. “Building on more than a century of accomplishments from brands such as SNC-Lavalin, Atkins, Faithful+Gould, DTS and Atkins
CLEVELAND – The city of Cleveland issues 99 first-degree misdemeanor violations for CSX- and Norfolk Southern-owned railroad bridges.
CHESTERTON, Ind. – The South Shore Line in northern Indiana has been testing trains at a lowered speed and “expects to return commercial train travel to a 14-mile stretch of track.”
CHICAGO – East Chicago Rail Terminal announced it has completed a track expansion.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Work on a rail bridge over the Potomac River begins this Fall. The rail bridge, costing $2.3 billion, will expand passenger rail capacity over the next ten years.
RICHMOND, BC, Can. – Construction on the Canada Line will take place this fall and will include installing tiling and signage.
PITTSBURGH – L.B. Foster is discontinuing its fabricated bridge grid deck manufacturing and commercial operations in Bedford, Pa.
The 2023 Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail event, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, will feature a panel of human resources and recruitment executives discussing changes in freight and passenger rail recruitment, retention,
BOSTON – MBTA details its critical track work that will take place over 16 days in October on the Red and Mattapan lines.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Bond Oversight Committee held a meeting assessing Bay Area Rapid Transit’s annual report and how it shows its commitment to rebuilding infrastructure.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Private investment firm Auxo Investment Partners on Aug. 23 announced that it has acquired Cariboo Central Railroad Contracting, a Western Canada-based railroad construction service provider to Class I railroads, short-line railroads and industrial customers.
AUSTIN, Texas – Light rail is coming to the city of Austin as the first phase of Project Connect is underway.
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Department of Transportation releases two timelapse videos showing the replacement of two railroad bridges in Jackson.