Clemson, S.C. –– Clemson history professor and prolific railroad historian, H. Roger Grant, has died.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cathcart Rail announced it has partnered with the Indiana Rail Road (INRD) to handle its railcar interchange inspection and repair needs.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern’s Maintenance of Way and Structures Team utilize a helicopter as part of its vegetation management strategy.
DEL MAR, Calif, – Del Mar City Council asks SANDAG to study rail realignment option.
MADERA COUNTY, Calif. – California High-Speed Rail Authority opened Avenue 9 overcrossing to traffic.
TORONTO – Metrolinx reports that it is seeking feedback from the community along Sheppard Avenue regarding a potential rapid transit extension.
BOCHUM, Germany – Stantec on Nov. 14 announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire ZETCON Engineering, a 645-person engineering firm headquartered in Bochum, Germany.
MONTEBELLO, Calif. – In a news release, the OHLA announces it has been awarded two contracts to construct two projects.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Rail Development Commission has approved federal grants for several rail projects.
HONOLULU – HART, Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, has released a video showing a construction update of an overhead guideway.
CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn. – SEPTA cut the ribbon at a ceremony celebrating its new Conshohocken Station on the Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line.
BOSTON – The MBTA is launching the Track Improvement Program, which seeks to remove existing speed restrictions and fix tracks by the end of 2024.
SACRAMENTO – SacRT celebrated its Light Rail Modernization Project and held a ceremony for its Folsom 15-minute light rail service.
CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority will upgrade its rail stations with improved, ADA-compliant faregates.
NEW YORK CITY – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has received feedback on the Interborough Express, one of its proposed projects.
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. – The FRA has selected 10 projects across the state of Connecticut to receive funding for “rehabilitation and modernization.”
FRESNO, Calif. – BNSF is celebrating its California North Construction Gang for 10 years without a single reportable injury.
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CHICAGO – The 103rd Street/Rosemoor Station on the Metra Electric Line will close on Nov. 20 for a full reconstruction that will include making it accessible to persons with disabilities. The station is expected to be closed 7 to 12 months.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Valley Transportation Authority reports that it has purchased a tunnel boring machine from Herrenknecht, for its BSVII, or BART Silicon Valley Phase II, project.