Safety and rehabilitation are the focus on two lines in Louisiana

The New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway is going to use money from the U.S. DOT’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement Grant (CRISI) for safety upgrades and rehabilitation. The short-liner received

Rail Group on Air: 2020 RT&S Engineer of the Year Ed Boyle

Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with RT&S 2020 Engineer of the Year Ed Boyle about his outstanding career, working with COVID and the challenges that lie ahead in the

U.S. DOT announces $320.6 million for rail improvements

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has selected 50 projects in 29 states to receive competitive grant funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety

Metrolink moving forward with SCORE program

The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) has selected HDR to provide program management services for Phase 1 of the transformative Southern California Optimized Rail Expansion (SCORE) program. The $10 billion capital

Bells & Whistles—MTA needs $12 billion … stat

Watch: Tawatina Rail Bridge in Edmonton now connected MTA sends notice to major suppliers; needs $12 billion in fed funds BUILD grant will help decompress most congested rail junction in Calif. BNSF

More rail arrives at DART’s Silver Line project

A new rail for Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Silver Line project has made its way to Plano. On Thursday, Sept. 17, a special train from Steel Dynamics, Inc. of Indiana delivered

MTA to major national suppliers: All contracts are in jeopardy without $12 billion in federal funding

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye today sent a series of letters to the Authority’s 11 largest suppliers, warning that without an immediate injection of $12 billion in

Advanced Rail Systems (ARS) breaks ground on new headquarters

Advanced Rail Systems, ARS, recently hosted the Ground Breaking Ceremony for a new international headquarters on Friday, September 11, 2020. The 20-acre campus, located near Waco TX, will accommodate all administrative and

Report: Amtrak has improved, but more needs to be done to cut service disruptions

Amtrak has built a more disciplined process to plan and coordinate major track outages, but more steps could be taken to reduce service disruptions and maximize the amount of time it has

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BUILD grant will help decompress most congested rail junction in Calif.

The U.S. DOT has awarded a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant for the Stockton Diamond Grade Separation Project. It is one of two awards to the state

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