Metra Outlines 2024 Construction Plan

CHICAGO – Metra on April 3 detailed its construction program for 2024, covering station, track, road crossing, bridge, and signal/communications improvement projects along the Chicagoland commuter railroad’s 11 lines totaling nearly 500 route-miles. In addition

Celebrating Engineering Excellence

During National Engineers Week, we applaud our fantastic engineers who keep operations running smoothly, thanks to their creativity, expertise and dedication. BNSF team members who specialize in engineering are tackling service challenges, driving technological advancements and helping us meet the needs of our customers. Here are just a few of the many innovative team members helping to realize BNSF’s tremendous potential every day.

USDOT Awards $4.9B for Mega, INFRA Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is distributing $4.9 billion to 37 nationwide projects through the FY 2023-24 Mega (National Infrastructure Project Assistance) and INFRA (Infrastructure for Rebuilding America) grant programs. Twelve rail-related projects will receive a total of $1.6 billion; the Pier B project at the Port of Long Beach and the Louisiana International Terminal project at the Port of New Orleans are among the winners.