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.
Supply chain solution provider J.B. Hunt and BNSF Railway on Nov. 7 announced the launch of Quantum, an intermodal service that accommodates the “service-sensitive” highway freight needs of customer supply chains. Ed. Note: While this story
BARSTOW, Calif. – In conjunction with BNSF, SBCTA is working to replace the North First Avenue Bridge in Barstow, California.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Metrolinx has announced it will install around 40 meters of guideway around Eaglewood Bridge.
OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific is undergoing a switch modernization project.
NEW YORK CITY – Amtrak is celebrating the beginning of construction on the Hudson Tunnel Project in New York.
CHICAGO – Metra announced Milwaukee Avenue will be closed at Kilbourn Avenue until June 2024 as part of their bridge replacement project.
PUEBLO WEST, Colo. – The National Transportation Safety Board is conducting an ongoing investigation into a BNSF railway derailment that occurred on October 15, 2023 at around 3:24 p.m.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, or PUCO, approved safety upgrades in Lucas and Washington counties in Ohio.
DEL MAR, Calif. – The city of Del Mar will hold events for the rail relocation project on November 6th and 15th.
LOS ANGELES – California High-Speed Rail Authority will add a fourth track to its Los Angeles-Anaheim segment.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern announced it will be using “Digital Train Inspection Portals” in an effort to maintain and enhance rail safety.
MONTREAL, Quebec – CN announces it has published its 2023-2024 Winter Safety Plan.
FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. – In a news release, California High-Speed Rail Authority announced it has completed its eighth high-speed rail structure this year.
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ATLANTA – The November issue of Railway Track & Structures is now online.
BOSTON – Service on the Red Line Ashmont Branch and Mattapan line has resumed after a 16-day shutdown for maintenance, according to the MBTA.
WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE, Ontario – Metrolinx has finished its Old Elm GO Station on the Stouffville Line.
TORONTO – Metrolinx’s Fairbank Station is one of the underground stations along its Eglinton Crosstown route.