For all intents and purposes, California’s high-speed rail project is dead. At least that’s the consensus among several observers of the U.S. high-speed rail scene, which, sadly, appears to be based more
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
The 2018 University of Delaware Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering “Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning Conference,” held Dec. 13-14, spotlighted the progress the industry is making in dealing with Big
CN says it met its year-end deadline to install positive train control (PTC) equipment across its system. The Class 1 also announced it is seeking a two-year extension “to complete deployment and
The nation is in the throes of a partial shutdown of the federal government. But the effects on the rail community appear not to be significant, at least for now. The Department
The Regional Transportation District has released a 35-page plan outlining the steps it will take to resolve issues with crossing gates on the line that serves the Denver International Airport. The plan is
Archer Western Herzog 4.0, a joint venture between Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Corp., won an $815 million design-build contract to construct the new Cotton Belt light rail commute line in Dallas. The
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has submitted a Request for Extension to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for full Positive Train Control (PTC) system deployment to December 2020.
Metra has completed the installation of all hardware required for Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation. To celebrate the achievement, the commuter rail service provider held a press conference and event for its
Union Pacific released its data, as of Aug. 17, 2018, detailing its progress implementing positive train control (PTC).
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) renewed his push to increase the number of federal railroad bridge inspections and have the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) conduct an inspection of the entire elevated rail viaduct