Rep. Courtney visits NECR to view upgrade progress

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT-02) visited the New England Central Railroad (NECR) near Stafford Springs, Ct., on Oct. 22, to view progress the shortline has made to upgrade the rail line between

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Presidio International Rail Bridge

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Texas Pacifico Transportation, LTD. (TXPF) held a groundbreaking event Oct. 22 for the reconstruction of the international rail bridge at Presidio, Texas.

Rehab planned for bridge carrying MBTA Franklin Line

The East Street Bridge that carries the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Franklin Commuter Rail Line will undergo weekend work Oct. 19 and Nov. 9, MBTA has announced.

Upgrade for Northern Lines crossings

A Midwest shortline operator will see grade crossings upgraded, per plans by a state transportation office.

Metra forms P3 to test reverse-commute service to Lake County

Metra has reached an agreement with Lake County business and civic organizations to split the costs of a potential two-year pilot project for two new reverse-commute trains along its Milwaukee District North

Hudson Bay Rail update: All washouts repaired

Work to repair all washouts along the Hudson Bay Railway line has been completed less than six weeks after Arctic Gateway Group LP took possession of the rail line connecting The Pas

Glacier Rail Park opens in Kalispell

State and local officials gathered in Kalispell, Mont., on Oct. 8 to celebrate the grand opening of the Glacier Rail Park.

Texas Central selects Salini Impregilo to lead civil construction of high-speed project

Texas Central has chosen global construction and engineering firm Salini Impregilo to lead the civil construction consortium that will build the Texas passenger line.

Iowa approves funding loans and grants for five rail projects

The Iowa Transportation Commission last week approved more than $3.1 million in funding for five rail infrastructure and related rail development projects under Iowa’s Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program (RRLG).

MARTA Board approves “More MARTA” expansion plan

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority’s (MARTA) Board of Directors unanimously approved the “More MARTA” Atlanta program last week.