Encore Rail Systems opens new headquarters

Encore Rail Systems announced Oct. 2 that the company has moved into an expansive new facility in Broomfield, Colo.

Second track completed for Hartford Line

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).

NARSTCO acquired by RailWorks Corp.

RailWorks Corp., a rail track construction and maintenance services provider, has finalized an agreement to acquire NARSTCO, the leading manufacturer of steel ties and turnout sets.

GPA Board approves $92 million for Mason Mega Rail Terminal

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Board of Directors approved $92 million for the Mason Mega Rail Terminal at its Sept. 17, 2018 meeting.

NCDOT provides grants to 14 shortline projects

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.

Groundbreaking held for LIRR Third Track expansion

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 completes latest round of NY Penn Station renewal work

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

R. J. Corman Railroad Services completes maintenance project for CATS

During a 48-hour uninterrupted shutdown of the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) light-rail system, R. J. Corman Railroad Services completed surfacing work on 17.2 miles of the system and performed rail adjustments

Rail suppliers, stakeholders show Rep. Kelly what “rocks” about the industry

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL-2) joined representatives from various segments of the rail industry on Aug. 29 to discuss policy and tour the Middle River Marine facility in Chicago.

SFMTA reopens Twin Peaks Tunnel following renewal project

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has announced that service returned to the Muni Metro K, L, and M lines Aug. 25, with full train service at the West Portal and