The top news stories RT&S was covering the week ending July 1.
The news wire has been filled with reports about transit systems substituting bus service for rail service so that repair, replacement, and upgrades can be completed on rail transit lines. The MBTA has announced another project where buses will replace trains while work is being done.
It’s always good to have someone of authority holding the money bag.
In an attempt to ease the tension of the proposed Blue Line extension light rail route approved by the Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County (Minn.) Board, stakeholders went on a bus tour on June 29.
Crews were cleaning up the site of a CSX derailment in Ware County, Ga., on June 30, and according to the Class 1 company the effort could take a while.
RT&S takes a closer look at the Mid-Coast Corridor Projects in San Diego, Calif. The endeavor was on this year’s RT&S Top Projects list.
MBTA will be working on the railroad this summer.
Canadian National continues to announce rail maintenance plans for its network.
Not many are getting on the bus idea for the Campbellton Road corridor in Atlanta.
Taking care of overgrown vegetation might have helped the driver of a dump truck safely cross railroad tracks in Chariton County, Mo.