The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has awarded approximately $7 million to 14 shortline railroads that operate in the state to perform infrastructure improvements.
ON Track Maintenance
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Sept. 5, 2018, to mark the beginning of work for the $2.6-billion Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Third Track expansion, which will benefit 40 percent of LIRR
Amtrak has completed its second summer of intense renewal work at New York Penn Station. Five intercity trains that have been operating at alternative stations since late May have returned to New
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) will carry out planned Light RailLink track maintenance and rail replacement work along the Light RailLink system throughout a three-week period beginning
Repairs are slated for the Hudson Bay Railway for the first time since flooding cut off the line serving the remote Canadian city in May 2017.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Keolis, the agency’s commuter rail operating partner, announced Aug. 20 that the Worcester Commuter Rail Line Improvement Project will launch Saturday, Aug. 25, and continue
Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) returned light rail to service from the Patapsco to Cromwell and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport stations on Aug. 17, three days ahead of schedule.
A $5.1-million rail project to perform drainage and rail corridor improvements in High Point, N.C., is complete. The project was a partnership between the city and the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR).
Port Authority of Allegheny County estimates Station Square Station light rail restoration still 3-4 weeks away
The Port Authority of Allegheny County believes returning light-rail service to Station Square Station in Pittsburgh, Penn., is still three to four weeks away following damage the station sustained during a freight
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded a $2.27 million grant to America’s Central Port in Granite City, Ill., which will fund improvements to the port’s rail infrastructure.