SEATTLE – A rail line between Bellevue and Redmond on the Eastside will open spring 2024.
MADISON, Wis. – Four rail engineering courses will be offered online and/or in-person through University of Wisconsin-Madison.
SELMA, N.C. – The Selma-Smithfield Union Depot renovations are complete and include a detectable warning system at the station.
ELK GROVE, Calif. – The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission has closed escrow on land for a station in Elk Grove.
SAN CLEMENTE – Freight operations have stopped overnight after crews documented continued slope movement.
SACRAMENTO –– The California High Speed Rail Authority released its 2024 Draft Report last week. The report is now within a 60-day public comment period that ends April 9.
PITTSBURG, Kan. – CDL Group of Companies welcomes Jon Broadway as the new general manager of railroad construction within its railroad construction division.
JUNEAU, Alaska – The State of Alaska reports a successful deployment and detonation of two CIL explosives on an unmanned UAS by the Alaska Railroad Corporation and Alaska DOT&PF.
TORONTO – Starting February 18th, the TTC, along with the City of Toronto, will begin work along King St. W.
DENVER – Since January 2023, the station was closed for a thorough cleaning and replacement of ductwork after methamphetamine residue was found.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (WMSC) issued a safety audit report for Metrorail’s power systems.
JEWETT, Ohio – NTSB investigators have begun conducting observations and interviews regarding the fatality of a Ohio Central Railroad signal maintainer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the next three years, WMATA will complete track work that includes station closures on its Red Line starting this summer.
ORANGE COUNTY – OCTA and Metrolink crews have removed some tarps to assess the condition of the slope. Metrolink issues RFP to construct a barrier wall.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – On February 8th, the Illinois Commerce Commission has approved crossing upgrades in Iroquois, Adams, and Logan Counties.
BISMARCK, N.D. – On Thursday, February 8th, the North Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled to uphold the previous dismissal of FORB’s lawsuit.
Federal Railroad Administration Issues Order to Stop Operation of Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad in Oklahoma
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Today, the Federal Railroad Administration published an Emergency Order in the Federal Register that prevents operation of trains and other on-track equipment on the Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad (BNGR).
PHOENIX, Ariz. Union Pacfic has opened a new intermodal terminal in Phoenix which will connect the Southwest with international ports in Southern California. The terminal opened on Feb. 1.
NEWARK/NEW YORK – The GDC submitted its final financial plan to the FTA; The Hudson Tunnel project will receive more federal aid and reduce the need for funding from New York and New Jersey.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern commends the work of its Capital Production Gangs for laying 556 miles of Program Rail.