Plasser American has announced the acquisition of DPR, a rail inspection technology company.
Nine years after the July 13, 2013 crude oil train runaway wreck at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec that claimed 47 lives and destroyed much of the village’s downtown, the Government of Canada and Transport Canada continue preliminary work on building a bypass rail line.
RT&S reported earlier that we were running out of time to avoid a possible national rail labor strike beginning Monday, July 18. We can now report this potential strike has been averted.
Nearly 100% of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen members have voted in support of a nationwide strike, which BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce is calling “a showing of solidarity and unity.”
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and the City of Brookhaven have approved the terms of an agreement for a new City Hall to be built on MARTA-owned property adjacent to Brookhaven rail station on the Gold Line in DeKalb County.
The June issue of RT&S features the 2022 RT&S Top Projects list as well as a product overview on grade crossings.
Two forklifts and a wheel loader are doing heavy lifting for Sound Transit’s carbon-reduction strategy
For Skanska USA, three is a far cry from 250, but what the contractor is doing in Seattle deserves a major shout out.
Jim Wrinn, the longtime editor of Trains magazine, died at home this morning after a long illness.
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Oct. 8.
Las Vegas is connected to one of the hottest rail topics over the past year, a high-speed line connecting the gambler’s paradise with Los Angeles, but the city knows it also needs to take care of its own.
PTC has made much progress at reducing railroad operational risks, but optimizing safety and efficiency never stops.
Just shy of a month ago, RT&S reported that the Metropolitan Atlanta Transit Authority (MARTA) was beginning “state of good repair” work on it’s heavy rail lines north of the Lindbergh Center, running through Buckhead and Lenox stations.
Advanced Rail Systems is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of its founder and CEO, Coy Beaman.
Norfolk Southern is currently working through two mainline derailments that will affect customers’ traffic: · At approximately 11 p.m., Thursday, October 22, train 231/22 derailed on the mainline in Midville, Georgia affecting
Regional Transportation District (RTD) crews finished a track rebuild in downtown Denver in 16 days, and the agency is calling it one of it’s most complex engineering feat. What looks to the
Ed. Note: One of the big questions facing commuter rail and rail transit is the extent to which riders plan to use the service once the pandemic is over or, at least,
Officials believe the Gateway Project should be funded in the next stimulus bill. Federal Railroad Administration awards $302.6 million in grants. Austin voters might be reluctant to pass tax hike for Project
We will start off in Ann Arbor, Mich., where workers installed a culvert under a railroad corridor in a 37-hour window. Work continues on the Mount Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire.
Special Podcast Series—The Coronavirus and the Rail Industry: How much will it hurt and when will it end?
Railway Track & Structures magazine Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson and Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono discuss how hard the rail industry has been hit due to the pandemic and when it might
FRA does not like how the California High Speed Rail Authority is acting; U.S. DOT could pull funding
The California High Speed Rail Authority is acting like your typical teenager. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has told the group not to proceed with a plan to lay future track from