SANDAG rail projects

More strength needed for Del Mar bluffs stabilization project

Strengthening efforts currently under way at the Del Mar bluffs in southern California need to be, well, more buff. The San Diego Association of Governments wants the California Coastal Commission to approve

Train derailment spills coal into Wis. river; officials wonder about environmental damage

Crews in Oostburg, Wis., are still dealing with a mess left behind by a train derailment. A Union Pacific train lost 13 rail cars on July 5, with some, which were carrying

Canadian National makes strong investment in New Brunswick

Canadian National announced July 6 it plans to invest approximately $20 million (CAD) across New Brunswick in 2020. The program will focus on rebuilding and strengthening bridges, the replacement of rail and

Wis. county’s sole link to national freight rail system receives millions in federal aid

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will receive a $6.75 million federal grant to complete the last phase of the Merrimac Bridge rehabilitation. The grant was made under the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America

Norfolk Southern

AAR does not like ‘backward-looking rail title’ of INVEST Act

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is not putting much stock into the House of Representative’s five-year, $494 billion Investing in a New Vision for the Environmental and Surface Transportation in America

Critical work on 1890 rail bridge in St. Louis area continues this summer

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

Canadian National will install more rail in 2020

Canadian National has announced it will make a strong rail infrastructure investment in British Columbia for the remainder of 2021. The $324.94 million investment includes the addition of rail tracks so the

Disaster declaration is issued for Kansas railroad bridge following ‘not a common type’ of fire

Montgomery County, Kan., has issued a disaster declaration for a railroad bridge that was destroyed by a fire earlier in the week. The hope is the county will receive federal dollars to

CSX

End of pandemic could mean deal for Ohio county with CSX

Call me when the pandemic is over. That is the message CSX sent to New Philadelphia, Ohio, which wants to purchase the Class 1’s line in Tuscarawas County. Rusty Orben, CSX’s resident

Train derailment causes explosion, sends two deputies to the hospital

A train derailment in Rock Springs, Wyo., has left two deputies injured following an explosion on June 13. Sweetwater County Fire District No. 1 Fire Chief Scot Kitchner says about 30 rail

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