Railroad construction crews attack Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is full of activity these days when at one point it was passed off as dead. Construction crews have started laying track for the new $100 million Cog Railway, and

LB Foster flood monitoring system installed along Class 1 railroad

The LB Foster Flood Monitoring System is far more sophisticated than it looks at first glance. The simple design of the inline flood pole makes the technology appear more like a depth

Watch: Video, pics of railroad tie fire in Oakland, Calif.

Stacks of railroad ties caught on fire in Oakland, Calif., on May 11. The fire was located along railroad tracks and just off Highway 880 . It took firefighters about an hour

Railway Tie Association welcomes new executive director

RTA is excited to announce the hiring of Ashley Goodin as the new Executive Director, effective May 1st. He will be taking over the position, currently held by Jim Gauntt, who will

Purple Line construction in Maryland a go after third lawsuit is dismissed

Construction on Maryland’s Purple Line is no longer under a “stop-in-place” order. Lawsuits forced work to be put on pause, but on April 13 a federal judge dismissed the third and final

Railroad ties go up in flames in Pueblo County, Colo.

Two piles of railroad ties were set on fire at a site just north of Pueblo, Colo., on April 11. Police believe the act was intentional. The two fires were located off

Watch 30-second drone footage of Virgin Trains USA’s Orlando extension project

Virgin Trains USA’s Orlando extension project continues to hold momentum. Take a look at the latest drone footage showing what progress has been made during the first quarter of 2020. For the


Chicago’s Metra hopes reduced service will bolster construction this spring, summer

The reductions in Chicago Metra service due to the COVID-19 pandemic are having one positive side effect for the railroad. With fewer trains operating on the system, Metra is planning to get

Loram Holdings, Inc. appoints David Freeman to Board of Directors

  Loram Holdings Inc., announces that David Freeman is joining its Board of Directors. Freeman’s background includes 19 years of rail industry experience in engineering and operations roles with BNSF Railway.

ENSCO Rail deploys autonomous track geometry and rail profile measurement system in South America

ENSCO Rail, an international leader in advanced rail technology solutions for passenger, transit and freight markets, recently delivered its second Autonomous Track Geometry Measurement System (ATGMS) and Autonomous Rail Profile Measurement System