Norfolk Southern

Pittsburgh and Norfolk Southern spar over maintenance; Politician seeks investigation

A Pittsburg politician has suggested that Norfolk Southern fails to follow up when its own inspections show damage to tracks or bridges.

Hudson River Tunnel

Virtual Data Room created for Hudson Tunnel Project bidders

Gateway Program Development Corp. has launched a “virtual data room” in order to give potential bidders better access to technical information about  the Hudson Tunnel Project.

CSX annual report yields new details on capital spending

CSX has filed its annual report with securities regulators, and the document contains some items of interest to railroad contractors and vendors.

Stantec adds two to transportation team

Global design and engineering firm Stantec recently added two senior executives to its transportation team.

R.J. Corman track work

R.J. Corman launches track upgrade in South Carolina

R.J. Corman Railroad Company is upgrading 9 miles of track in South Carolina to allow for faster freight service on the former Carolina Southern Railroad. The company and local officials announced over the

CN double track

CN capital spending on maintenance holds steady

CN will invest approximately a record $2.94 billion (C$3.9 billion) in its capital spending program. But only $1.2 billion (C$1.6 billion) is targeted toward track and railway infrastructure maintenance — the same

CP Kamloops

Canadian Pacific capital spending forecast flat for 2019

The Canadian Pacific Railway will hold its 2019 capital spending to the same US$1.6 billion seen last year, according to fourth-quarter and full-year earnings statements released after the market closed today. That

Rail bridge in East Bronx

MTA strikes deal with Amtrak for new commuter stations in the East Bronx

New York’s MTA will build four new stations in the East Bronx for Metro-North commuter rail service, after Governor Andrew Cuomo brokered a deal between the agency and Amtrak. But the deal

CP Railway

CP plans overhaul of Rogers Pass tunnel

The Canadian Pacific Railway is planning extensive work in its famed Mount MacDonald Tunnel, the longest railway tunnel in the western hemisphere. It’s our current most important asset,” John Leonardo, general manager

CSX capital spending to hold steady between $1.6-$1.7 billion

CSX capital spending will be roughly unchanged in 2019, coming in somewhere between $1.6 billion and $1.7 billion.