The pot of cash available to contractors, engineers and other rail-service providers in California just got bigger. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced last week that the California Transportation Commission (CTC) will
Ballast, Ties, Rail
A member of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure toured a railroad-tie plant in Illinois and reiterated her support for legislation sought by the railroad industry.
More than 10 years after it was proposed, construction work will begin on the Southwest Light Rail system. The 14.5-mile line will connect downtown Minneapolis to the suburb of Eden Prairie.
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
U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL-18), member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, joined Vossloh and other transportation stakeholders for a tour and transportation public policy discussion at Vossloh’s Fort Pierce,
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
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
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Oct. 1 for the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program’s 75th Street Corridor Improvements Project (75th St. CIP).
Encore Rail Systems announced Oct. 2 that the company has moved into an expansive new facility in Broomfield, Colo.
A second track between Hartford and Windsor on the CTrail Hartford Line has been completed and is open, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT).