COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cathcart Rail announced it has partnered with the Indiana Rail Road (INRD) to handle its railcar interchange inspection and repair needs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Rail Development Commission has approved federal grants for several rail projects.
FRESNO, Calif. – BNSF is celebrating its California North Construction Gang for 10 years without a single reportable injury.
WILMAR, Minn. – BNSF announced its rail bypass project that was completed last fall was recognized as a regional 2023 America’s Transportation Award Winner.
DALLAS, Texas – The Texas North Western Railway Company announced in a release that it has received a federal grant totaling $7.3 million.
PUEBLO, Colo.–– A BNSF coal train traveling near Pueblo on Sunday, Oct. 15 derailed on a bridge that runs over I-25.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced that Florida Gulf and Atlantic Railroad, LLC (FGA) will be a recipient of up to $23.2 million from the federal Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement (CRISI) grant awards for FGA’s $31.1M Florida Panhandle Rail Resiliency and Connectivity Project.
FORT WORTH, Texas – BNSF gave an update on capital projects its engineering teams have been working on since spring.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Monday, CSX released a service bulletin to state it is “monitoring the path of Hurricane Lee, which could bring severe weather to the East Coast later this week.”
WAYCROSS, Ga. – CSX suspended operations along its I-95 route through Georgia and South Carolina due to impacts from Hurricane Idalia.
OMAHA – The Class 1 put out two news releases in which it details the work completed to resume service in California.
LOS ANGELES – While Tropical Storm Hilary’s heavy rains and winds lashed the southern California coast, the rail system was spared from damage according to news reports from the region.
PIERRE, S.D. – Ringneck and Western Railroad is moving forward with upgrades on a line that runs from Mitchell to Presho.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Kooimas, landowners in Iowa, are suing BNSF after a 2018 derailment near their property.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – RR Mergers & Acquisitions has announced the acquisition of Lone Star Railroad Contractors by GCF Track Services, Inc.
LUDLOW, Vt. – The Green Mountain Railroad and the New England Central Railroad experienced moderate to severe damage after Vermont experienced historic flooding.
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. – R.J. Corman Railroad Company/Pennsylvania Line has sent out a notice for soliciting sealed bids for rail, cross tie, and switch tie replacements as well as grade crossing refurbishments.
WASHINGTON – A little over a week ago, RT&S reported that Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL) reintroduced H.R. 3782 – The Short Line Railroad Relief Act with several of his colleagues. This legislation authorizes the establishment of a disaster relief program to provide much-needed immediate financial assistance to our nation’s short line railroads.
ATLANTA – A major challenge for the railroad industry is that it operates outside. Railroads build, own, and maintain their infrastructure, and when bad weather hits, it’s up to them to plan for and deal with it with their personnel and money.
HOUSTON, Texas – Watco’s Vice President Ernie Farrand shows AREMA members Greens Port’s capabilities.