It may not be until next year when the Seminole Gulf Railway sees carloads moving again on track.
MBTA officials have announced that another $1 billion will be needed to complete repairs on the agency’s Orange and Red lines.
In BNSF’s latest edition of Rail Talk, the focus is on the accomplishments of a production gang in Minnesota that completed important track work just before the beginning of harvest season traffic.
Caltrain has determined that the San Francisquito Bridge, built in 1902 and which supports trains moving between Menlo Park and Palo Alto, is nearing the end of its service life and needs to be replaced.
Tropical storm causes ground shift, prompting Metrolink to secure area around San Clemente track even more
With the southern California coast continuing to wither away there continues to be an effort to save the railroad.
The top news stories we were following the week ending Sept. 23.
Washington Metro on possible track issues behind rail car wheel problems: ‘WMATA is treading carefully’
Washington Metro’s Vice President and Assistant Chief Safety Officer Jayme Johnson wants everyone to know that the NTSB investigation involving the 7000-series rail car is still ongoing, and that no definitive conclusions have been made.
Transit agencies across the U.S. have some unmet needs due to severe natural events, and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is taking the natural route for funding.
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced $59 million in grant awards for rail-highway grade crossings in California, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania.
The MBTA announced that service on the Orange Line and Green Line Union Square resumed on Sept. 19.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that normal J and Z service was restored by 5 a.m. on Sept. 19 between the 121 Street and Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer stations in Queens following completion of approximately 2.4 miles of track replacement.
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 24, the Green Line D Branch will close for three nine-day, full-access closures.
Union Pacific is about to embark on a major tie project over 45 miles of its Metra UP-North Line. The portion of the line receiving the new ties runs from Kenosha and Chicago, and the work will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
The September issue of RT&S features our 2022 Engineer of the Year John Cech from BNSF.
On Sept. 9, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced that $25 million will be awarded to the Salmon Bay Bridge project by the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program.
MBTA’s Orange Line is now 69% complete
Instead of high speed it will take it slow and luxurious, but a passenger line between Boston and Montreal could be a real possibility.
The top news stories of the week ending Sept. 9.
There will not be much to see of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad line over the coming days.
Firefighters from multiple departments spent much of Sept. 7 battling a crosstie fire in Hazen, Nev.