The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced that from Monday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 29, crews will work around the clock to replace outdated track including ties, ballast, and rail as well as pavement on the Green Line E Branch between South Huntington Avenue and Brigham Circle Station.
A portion of scenic railroad track in Maryland is not much to look at between the rails. That’s because crossties needs to be replaced … all of them. The Federal Railroad Administration
Georgia lawmakers pass bill prohibiting crosstie burning in two counties. Road project in Boston will require tight fit for railroad tracks. A S.C. homeowner sues a railroad company over a yard project.
The reductions in Chicago Metra service due to the COVID-19 pandemic are having one positive side effect for the railroad. With fewer trains operating on the system, Metra is planning to get
Long Island Rail Road train delays at all-time low. DART presents plan for subway that will run through downtown Dallas. Union Pacific gets innovative when it comes to handling ties. Is
The condition of the Indiana Northeastern Railroad in Ohio will soon be upgraded to a Federal Railroad Administration Class 2 after the Ohio Rail Development Commission (ORDC) gave the green light to
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a $30 million contract for second phase work and third phase preliminary design work of the Franklin Line Double Track
On p 28 of the August issue of this magazine, I quoted Matt Weyand, sales engineer with Ballast Tools Equipment, about the devastation he witnessed while working on track repair for two Class
The value of salvaging the Nickel Plate railroad tracks in Hamilton County, Ind., may have been grossly overestimated, according to four bidders who “competed” for the job.