railroad news

Amtrak Kicks Off Construction at Gray 30th Street Station 

PHILADELPHIA – A new era of passenger rail has officially launched in Philadelphia. Amtrak officials gathered today with federal, state and local representatives along with other community leaders to celebrate the construction kickoff for major renovations at William H. Gray III 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. 

Brent Laing Featured at Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024

CHICAGO –– CN Vice President Engineering and Railway Track & Structures’ 2023 Engineer of the Year is among the featured speakers at Railway Age’s Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024 Conference, to be held March 12, 2024, at the

NCDOT Awards Short Line Railroad Grants

RALEIGH –The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division is investing $10.2 million as part of 50-50 matching grant funding for rail infrastructure projects along 10 short line railroads and at the North Carolina Ports.

Florida Gulf and Atlantic Receives Major Federal Grant 

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.