BELLEVUE, Wash. – Sound Transit’s South Bellevue Station needs repairs on its broken platform tiles.
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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
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.
TORONTO – Metrolinx’s gives an update on construction progress at its Maple GO Station along the Barrie Line.
ONTARIO – Metrolinx will add a second track and west platform, among other improvements, to its Aurora GO Station as part of its GO Expansion program.
PORTLAND, Ore. – TriMet announces construction updates surrounding the MAX Red Line.
SEATTLE – Sound Transit will suspend service between SODO station and Capitol Hill station due to sinking track caused by rainfall.
ASHLAND, Mass. – The MBTA announces Ashland station on its Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line will get a $2.5 million upgrade.
NEW YORK CITY – The MTA will start track replacement and other refurbishments along its F line starting next weekend.
PHILADELPHIA – SEPTA announces it has awarded a design contract for the ADA improvements to three of its stations.
NEW YORK CITY – The MTA announces the installation of elevators with security systems at two of its stations, one in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan.
TORONTO – VIA Rail has begun construction of its Toronto Maintenance Centre in the Quebec City-Windsor corridor.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Crews work on the Mary Fix Creek bed and the new Eaglewood Bridge on Metrolinx’s Hazel McCallion Line.
MONTREAL – REM seeks noise-reducing solutions after local noise complaints of passing trains from its new light-rail system.
CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority announced their plans to start the first phase of the Forest Park Ranch Rebuild on its Blue Line.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Crews have started work on a barrier wall along San Clemente line that experienced a landslide earlier this year.
COOK COUNTY, Ill. – Metra begins work on three stations on its electric line as part of its Metro Electric Community Initiative.
BOSTON – MBTA will host an open house this week regarding a 12-day closure of its B Branch to allow for track work in July.
MODESTO, Calif. – The Modesto Transit Center celebrates a recent renovation and plans to expand rail service to the depot.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – A temporary wall is slated to be built to protect the track from another landslide in San Clemente.