The August issue of RT&S contains a construction update on high-speed rail in the U.S.
When he got up on the morning of Aug. 8, David Starr had no thoughts of being an emergency flagger.
A 100-year rain event hit the St. Louis region on July 26, and it made a spectacle out of the St. Louis MetroLink.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s crackdown on border crossing inspections has Mexico drawing a line in the sand. Make that a line in New Mexico.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will use Nicholson Construction for a railroad bridge replacement project in Jackson, Mich.
A railroad crossing in Wichita, Kan., is damaging wheels and tires at a high clip.
Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group (RSRG) and Balfour Beatty U.S. are pleased to announce they have entered into an agreement for the acquisition by RSRG of the Balfour Beatty Track Solutions division.
Progress continues on the Mayan Train project in Mexico as the first shipment of ballast arrived over the weekend.
A line of railroad tracks might have served as a floodgate in the town of Waverly, Tenn.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced that from Monday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 29, crews will work around the clock to replace outdated track including ties, ballast, and rail as well as pavement on the Green Line E Branch between South Huntington Avenue and Brigham Circle Station.
The Finch West light-rail transit route has checked off key advances that literally put it on track for important vehicle testing to come later this year, including track work and needed elements for the maintenance and storage facility.
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Green Line Extension Project Manager John Dalton on construction progress and some challenges.
On May 19 the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority used a zoom call to update those interested on the progress of the light-rail extension from Glendora to Pomona, Calif.
San Francisco’s trouble with tunnels continues this week. The Municipal Transportation Agency has revealed issues with the Twin Peaks Tunnel, which was completed two years ago, and the fix will be expensive.
BNSF has released its capital expenditure plan for 2020. The budgetary blueprint calls for $3.4 billion in spending.
The condition of the Indiana Northeastern Railroad in Ohio will soon be upgraded to a Federal Railroad Administration Class 2 after the Ohio Rail Development Commission (ORDC) gave the green light to
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a $30 million contract for second phase work and third phase preliminary design work of the Franklin Line Double Track
Once the show curtain is released, nothing is going to stop it from swallowing an act whole.
On p 28 of the August issue of this magazine, I quoted Matt Weyand, sales engineer with Ballast Tools Equipment, about the devastation he witnessed while working on track repair for two Class
Record-setting floods have caused extensive damage to railroad infrastructure across large sections of the Midwest, prompting a surge in construction and repair work.