Seventeen short line railroads in North Carolina will soon be making improvements to their infrastructure thanks to approximately $16.7 million in matching grant funds being awarded as part of the N.C. Department of
It’s time to nominate your rail project for the 2021 RT&S Top Projects competition. The inaugural years was a huge success, and the program is dependent upon nominations submitted by you. You
Oklahoma’s Kiamichi Railroad will use a $10 million federal grant to make some much-needed improvements to its rail line. The short-line railroad company operates on 200 miles of track in southeast Oklahoma.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called the Foothill Gold Line extension a “down payment on a more connected, dynamic, and equitable future for Angelenos.” On July 10, that down payment was already
The Merchants Bridge is the second-oldest bridge on the Mississippi River in the St. Louis region, but soon it will feel young again. The Merchants Bridge was open to rail traffic in
Twelve projects that will repair and rehabilitate passenger rail infrastructure across the U.S. have been awarded more than $302 million in grants by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) through the Federal-State Partnership for
ARE, which specializes in UAS rail bridge inspections, announced the winners of its photo contest in May. The photo contest was based on some of the company’s favorite aerial images that bridge
The reductions in Chicago Metra service due to the COVID-19 pandemic are having one positive side effect for the railroad. With fewer trains operating on the system, Metra is planning to get
Norfolk Southern crews were on-site in Bucyrus, Ohio, over the weekend after a piece of loose concrete fell from one of its rail bridges over the weekend.
Editor’s Note: From time to time we will publish cutting-edge research in the world of railroad engineering. In this piece, researchers look at the use of the degradation model in bridge asset