WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Brightline has petitioned the FRA for a waiver of compliance from 49 CFR 213.353(e).
CHESTERTON, Ind. – The South Shore Line in northern Indiana has been testing trains at a lowered speed and “expects to return commercial train travel to a 14-mile stretch of track.”
PUEBLO, Colo. – MxV Rail has welcomed its new Vice President of Engineering, Maureen Werner.
LOS ANGELES – Union Pacific has finished repairs in its Calexico subdivision after flooding.
RT&S Editorial Board Member Gary Wolf to Present Derailment Investigation & Prevention Seminar in November
ATLANTA – Railway Track and Structures Editorial Board Member Gary Wolf, president of Wolf Railway Consulting, will conduct a derailment investigation seminar in Atlanta on November 8-9.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Yesterday, Koppers announced that it has “agreed to an amendment of its contract with one of its Class I railroad customers.”
CHICAGO – East Chicago Rail Terminal announced it has completed a track expansion.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – According to the Ohio Rail Development Commission, Governor Mike DeWine announced available funds totaling $100 million to go toward railroad crossings.
Metrolinx: Traveling between Bloor GO/UP Station and Dundas West TTC Station is about to get a lot faster and easier.
TORONTO –Travelling between Bloor GO/UP Station and Dundas West TTC Station is about to get a lot faster and easier.
LOS ANGELES – Union Pacific finishes repairs in three California subdivisions after flooding caused by torrential rainfall.
STOCKTON, Calif. – In a press release, the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission, or SJRRC, announced an Industry Day to be held on September 14th.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – Caltrain took a significant step forward in its electrification project this week with the energization of its second traction power substation.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. – The NTSB has released a report on the accident that killed an employee last month in Massachusetts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Work on a rail bridge over the Potomac River begins this Fall. The rail bridge, costing $2.3 billion, will expand passenger rail capacity over the next ten years.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern (NS) on Sept. 1 announced that it is “substantially complete” with a root-cause analysis of the system outage that occurred on Aug. 28, impacting all rail operations and resulting in nationwide train delays.
Finalists have been selected for historic preservation award.
What a difference a year makes! That’s a cliché, for sure, but it’s also an accurate assessment of the state of the railway industry. Much has changed since we gathered last January for the NRC 2023 Conference.
RICHMOND, BC, Can. – Construction on the Canada Line will take place this fall and will include installing tiling and signage.
WAYCROSS, Ga. – CSX suspended operations along its I-95 route through Georgia and South Carolina due to impacts from Hurricane Idalia.
ATLANTA – The September issue of Railway Track and Structures is now on line. The cover story honors the RT&S Engineer of the Year, Brent Laing, VP of Engineering at Canadian National.