Bells & Whistles

Bells & Whistles—Light-rail contractor tries to prove COVID-19 caused delays, cost overruns

Four of eight and six of seven—LIRR Expansion Project burns through summer FRA publishes Final Rule on rail integrity and track safety standards Phoenix appears primed and ready for I-10 light-rail extension

Bells & Whistles—Purple Line project could hit a wall

Report shows Washington, D.C., Metrorail lack strong safety culture. Fire destroys nearly 100-year-old railroad bridge. NTSB preliminary report of Union Pacific derailment in Arizona contain more details about accident. Judge says Purple

Bells & Whistles—High-speed rail authority has its say

Two CN workers performing grade crossing work are struck and injured. Process has begun to permanently close railroad lift bridge in New Jersey. California High-Speed Rail Authority responds to bridge issue. FTA

Bells & Whistles—Maryland prepares to take over Purple Line project

Signs point to Purple Line builder, investor leaving project. Canadian National’s Autonomous Track Inspection Program. Tempe: Replaced section of rail bridge needs to look like original. With BNSF out, Metropolitan Council announces

Bells & Whistles—Metro Red Line train derails, and more

Investigators try to piece together Metro Red Line train derailment. Quebec makes decision to construct rail bypass following fatal accident. More strength needed for Del Mar bluffs stabilization project. TriMet rail bridge