Placing six girders at a time, work on Sound Transit’s Federal Way Link Extension hits high gear

The first elevated light-rail structures for the Federal Way Link Extension are now in place.

South Shore Line eastbound Train 203 temporarily canceled Tuesday-Friday due to track work

Effective immediately, eastbound Train 203, departing Millennium Station at 6:10a and arriving at Gary Metro Center at 7:07a, will be canceled Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of each week through early April 2021.

RTD moves forward with Level 2 option for FasTracks program

The RTD Board of Directors has green-lighted a more detailed plan to provide “peak service” diesel rail transportation to Boulder and Longmont in Colorado.

Engage Construction will oversee Canadian portion of $1B Mexico-Canada rail link project

On July 20, 2020, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was replaced by a new agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada—the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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Streets around U District Station in Seattle are re-opening as Northgate Link construction progresses

The streets around the U District Station for Link light rail are reopening to the public starting today, a milestone in the progress of construction for the Northgate Link extension.

RT&S unveils first-ever 10 under 40 list honoring young engineers in the Maintenance of Way sector

Railway Track & Structures magazine has formed its inaugural 10 under 40 list honoring young engineers.

RT&S April issue now available online

The April issue of RT&S features the magazine’s first-ever 10 under 40 list honoring young engineers. You also can read stories on the track maintenance strategy of the Georgia & Florida Railway and the latest offerings in the material handling market.

April Editorial: Purple Line’s ongoing problems have not deterred Maryland governor

I was slowly dropping, trying to figure out what the hand in front of my face was trying to tell me.

Will the BART/Millbrae deal force California high-speed rail underground?

The city of Millbrae, Calif., announced an agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to return several downtown parcels of land that both give the city new opportunities to develop significant mixed-use housing and commercial units and to further leverage its demands that California high-speed rail tracks be under-grounded.

Will Biden’s infrastructure plan save California’s high-speed rail project?

A massive dose of federal funding in the coming years could save California’s high-speed rail line. However, that injection has not been made available yet, and may never get congressional approval.